Food experts and food industry representatives are questioning a study that found higher rates of type 2 diabetes in countries where high fructose corn syrup is commonly used. "I think it’s a stretch to say the study shows high-fructose corn syrup has anything special to do with diabetes," said food writer Marion Nestle. "Diabetes is a function of development. The more cars, more TVs, more cellphones, more sugar, more meat, more fat, more calories, more obesity, the more diabetes you have."

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