For some patients the daily ingestion of sugar-sweetened drinks may mimic substance abuse.


(1) drinking >= 3 sugar-sweetened beverages every day

(2) discontinuation of soda intake is associated with

(2a) cravings

(2b) headaches

(2c) loss of concentration

(2d) decreased overall well-being

(2e) loss of energy

(3) relief on resumption of sugary beverage intake



(1) obesity

(2) type 2 diabetes

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