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Drinking too much soda pop bad for you

by grimgraphix / May 19, 2009 1:00 AM PDT
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4-10 liters a day?????
by Josh K / May 19, 2009 2:17 AM PDT

Wow, two cans and I'm bouncing off the walls, and just one after 6 PM and I won't sleep at all.

That guy will have bigger issues than a potassium deficiency, which I'd think you could counteract with a couple of bananas.

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It can also cause other problems ...
by Bill Osler / May 19, 2009 5:05 AM PDT

I had a patient who had no known diabetes until he started drinking about 6 liters daily of a brand name cola product. His sugars soared to about 3 times normal. When he stopped drinking the cola his sugars dropped to near normal. It seems likely that he had some mildly abnormal sugar metabolism even before the diagnosis but the colas clearly pushed him over the edge.

I can't imagine drinking that much of the stuff. I'd never make it more than about 10 feet from the urinal if I tried.

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Too much water can be bad, too ...
by Bill Osler / May 19, 2009 5:08 AM PDT

There is a condition called water intoxication. I once told a patient to drink plenty of fluids after I discharged her from the hospital. She went home and drank several gallons of water that afternoon. I had to re-admit her to the hospital the next day because her blood electrolytes were so messed up from excess water consumption.

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