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What is the best sugar substitute for a diabetic?

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Two of the best sweeteners for diabetics are Sweetleaf and Truvia, according to WebMD. Both of these sweeteners taste exactly like sugar and don't cause spikes in blood sugar.

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Another good sugar substitute is Whey Low, states WebMD. This sweetener is a combination of three other common sugars, blended in such a way as to not be completely absorbed by the body. The result is a low-calorie substitute that has only a minimal effect on blood sugar. Xylitol is another good sugar substitute. This sweetener is a natural-occurring sugar alcohol found in beets, corn and berries; it is only partially absorbed by the body, resulting in a low glycemic index.

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