sorbitol

sorbitol

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this is a kind of sweetener for others (see: aspartame) (see: saccharin)

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sugar alcohol that does not cause curing in the mouth

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substance that is synthesized from increased glucose due to high blood sugars and tends to accumulate in cells, responsible for cataracts in diabetic patients.

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the chemical that has entered the chewing gum that is said to be sugar-free...

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if too much is taken, it has a laxative effect.

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it is thought to be responsible for conditions such as cataracts, neuropathy and retinopathy in patients with diabetes. when the glucose concentration is very high in the nerve cell and retina, where glucose input is independent of insulin, glucose begins to convert to fructose over sorbitol, leading to sorbitol accumulation. this means that the cells that accumulate sorbitol start to swell by absorbing water and their functions are impaired.

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it is not only laxative but also purgative...

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occurs naturally in some fruits. it also participates in things like toothpaste.

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