Answers to Common Diabetes Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about diabetes.

What are artificial sweeteners?

Artificial sweeteners are substitutes for sugar and sugar alcohols, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon (NIH).

Artificial sweeteners are also known as sugar substitutes, noncaloric sweeteners and nonnutritive sweeteners.

These sweeteners, according to the NIH, are used to:

  • aid in blood sugar control
  • help with weight loss by adding sweetness to food and drinks without adding calories
  • prevent tooth decay

Talk to your doctor for more information about artificial sweeteners.

Learn more:

Source: Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Michael Chunn, MD, Family Practice; Isaac Corney, MD, Trotwood Physician Center; Ann DeClue, MD, Saadeddine Dughman, MD, Advanced Cardiovascular Institute; Gary Fishbein, MD, Dayton Heart Center; Irina Gendler, MD, Troy Primary Care Physicians; Roger Goodenough, MD, Troy Primary Care Physicians; J. Wes Halderman, MD, Jamestown Family Medicine; Timothy O Donnell, MD, Miami Valley Primary Care; Miguel Parilo, MD, Bull Family Diabetes Center; Srikanth Sadhu, MD, Advanced Cardiovascular Institute; Trisha Zeidan, MD, Bull Family Diabetes Center; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Miguel Parilo, MD, FACP, Bull Family Diabetes Center; Kristine Sun, MD; Premier Family Care of Mason;

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