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Can someone with type 2 diabetes take honey as a cough suppressant?

If honey is used as a cough suppressant, you have to count 1 tablespoon (3/4 oz.) as 1 carbohydrate serving. A teaspoon once or twice a day (with several hours in between) could be used and not counted.

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