Artificial Sweetener Alters Response to Glucose (audio) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Artificial sweeteners are thought to make foods and drinks taste sweet without any of the other consequences that come from sugar. But now studying people who are obese, nutrition researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that at least one artificial sweetener does, indeed, affect how the body secretes insulin in response to blood glocuse. Jim Dryden reports. Credit Washington University BioMed Radio Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.