Do you know of any health concerns related to eating dextrose? Any info would be welcome.
Dextrose is a form of sugar. Eating dextrose (or in other words, eating sugar) may:
- Raise the blood sugar level, especially in people with diabetes.
- Cause obesity if too much is consumed.
- Cause dental problems if dental care isn't adequate.
[Editor's comment: Eating sugar does not cause Type 1 diabetes. JSH.]
Original posting 26 Jul 97
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:54
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.