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3 Worst Drinks For Diabetic Patients That Can Spike Blood Sugar Level

Having diabetes means you have to put a check on everything you eat or drink as they have the tendency of making your condition better or even worse.

If you manage your diabetic condition well, it may not lead to death and you can live with it for without it having an obvious effect on you.

Therefore in this article, I will be sharing with you some common drinks that can be very dangerous for diabetic patients as these drinks can increase the sugar content in your blood and you know how devastating this can be. To know these drinks so you can avoid them and take proper control of your health, please read this article till the end.

Here are 3 common drinks that can be very dangerous for a diabetic patient.

1. Energy drinks: Energy drinks are mostly taken to help boost energy in the body as the name implies, but they do high in both carbohydrates and caffeine and as a result, energy drinks can cause a spike in blood sugar level and this may not be so good for a diabetic patient.

Energy drinks can cause nervousness, increase your blood pressure, lead to insomnia and so much more. All of these can affect your overall health.

2. Sweetened or unsweetened fruit juices: A 100 percent fruit juice can be fine especially when taken in moderation, and is a source of nutrients like vitamin C. Fruit juices can add a high amount of carbohydrates to your body and excess consumption of fruit juice can wreak havoc on your blood sugar and increase your risk for weight gain.

3. Regular soda: Soda is one of the drinks you must try all means to avoid if you have Diabetes. Soda also causes blood sugar levels to spike when a person eats carbohydrates, increasing waist circumference and body fat. It increases the risk of diabetes by negatively affecting gut bacteria, insulin secretion, and sensitivity.

Instead of these drinks, you are advised to take more of water to stay hydrated. Always ask for a piece of professional advice from a medical professional to help you manage your this health condition.

Source: Healthline

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