When I was diagnosed, initially with type 2, in Jun 98, I immediately started looking for the sugar-free cookies & candy - only to find out that "excess consumption may have a laxative effect". "May" my ___! I was changing my underwear & bedsheets 3 times a night! There is very few products on the shelf that is sugar-free and I can safely eat. With the new sweeteners today, such as Splenda, why is sorbitol et al still used? As it is, when you are counting carbohydrates, the carb count per serving in Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies for example is almost no different than Chips Ahoy.
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