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Can one get diabetes just from eating a lot of sugar ?

Can one get diabetes just from eating a lot of sugar??? I know some people are predisposed. I m healthy but I eat a lot of hard candy and drink Kool Aid and Sprite. What do you think?
Fri, 12 Aug 2011
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Its not necessary that someone gets diabetes just because he/she eats a lot of sugars or stuff containing sugar. There are other factors too that play a role as you have already mentioned. But controlling what you consume definitely goes a long way in preventing one from getting it.

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Eating sugar ice-cream candy will not exposed to diabetes. But these things causes weight gain and leads to diabetes. Diabetes most commonly type 2 diabetes is related to genetic. Environment factor. Lack of Activity. Stress. Obesity. So try to acquire healthy lifestyle.
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