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Gum - Diabetes



Can chewing gum as a child cause diabetes?


No, chewing gum does not cause diabetes. Diabetes is not caused by any food or drink.

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American Diabetes Association

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Response by:

Nancy J Morwessel, CNP, MSN, CDE Nancy J Morwessel, CNP, MSN, CDE
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Diabetes Center
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati