Do sugar substitutes affect a glucose test.
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Here’s a study on just that. except they used Diet Rite (sweetened with sucralose and acesulfame; compare to Coke Zero with aspartame and acesulfame. and Diet Coke with just aspartame. All are sweeteners with no calories that trick your taste buds into thinking you’re eating sugar.
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