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01 Feb 2008

am i diabetic??
HI Doc normaly I drink 2 teaspoon of sugar per cup (2 cups per day) , but lately 2 tsp is too sweet for me . even the sugar in the fruits tastes too sweet . I cant even finish a normal size mango .what could be the cause ?could I be be diabetic ?and I DONT consume a lot of sugar since Im on a healthy diet , no chocolates , biscuits or even fizzy drinks too often .
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Missy
The fact that 2 t of sugar and some fruits taste too sweet is not an indication of diabetes. Your taste could have changed due to various factors - for example taking certain medications can cause taste changes. If you find that other taste perceptions are also changing then it may be a good idea to have a medical checkup. In the meanwhile, stick to your healthy diet as it can only benefit your health.
Best regards
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