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Excessive consumption of sugar can never cause diabetes. If you know the pathogenesis of diabetes, you will understand the disease has nothing to do with sugar. There is a cascade of medical conditions that brings about diabetes mellitus or diabetes insipidus. (1) Failure of the islet of Langer hans in pancreas to produce and secrete a polypeptide hormone called insulin brings about Diabetes mellitus. The insulin is responsible for the movement of sugar (glucose) from the blood stream to the tissues, where they are utilized in energy production by the mitochondria of cells. If the blood has high concentration of glucos, due to pancreatic failure, secondary to some diseases such as pancreatitis, pancreatic tumour etc, large amount of glucose will be excreted through the kidneys in the urine. A condition called glucosuria. The patient will be weak, the urine will be sugary and as a result, the body will be…

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