Medical professional helping patient test their own sugar level
Young male doctor doing a blood sugar test on a mature patient.

Med’s Abigail Basson provides guidances on use of non-sugar sweeteners

WHO says avoid these non-sugar sweeteners if you want to lose weight
HealthlineAbigail Basson, registered dietitian and professor at the School of Medicine, pointed out that the current guidance on non-sugar sweeteners excludes people with diabetes. “The reason why the guidance excludes diabetics is simply because none of the studies in the review [specifically] included people with diabetes,” she said. “Therefore an assessment could not be made” about the risks to this group.