Artificial sweeteners raise risk of type 2 diabetes, study suggests

Research shows sugar substitutes may affect body’s ability to control glucose levels, but its conclusions are contested

Artificial sweeteners, which many people with weight issues use as a substitute for sugar, may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to research.

The study was small and the detailed results have not yet been published, but experts said its findings fitted with previous research showing an association between artificial sweeteners and weight gain.

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