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From Maryland, USA:

Can diet sodas increase blood sugar? When travelling, what is the best way to keep insulins from getting warm?


Diet sodas cannot increase the blood sugar as long as they are sugar free sodas and contain no carbohydrates (read the label!).

Use a cold pack to keep your insulin cool when traveling. There are several products on the market that will hold your supplies and a cold pack or you can use an insulated bag (often sold as a lunch bag). A bag of ice can be used when a cold pack is not available but take care not to freeze the insulin.


[Editor's comment: Also, see Tips about Diet Soda Pop. WWQ]

Original posting 16 Sep 2000
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet and Insulin


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