I find my 'jimmylegs' will act up if my zinc is low. your body goes through a fair amount of zinc when dealing with sugar intake.
Relationship between trace elements, sugar consumption, and taste in Crohn's disease.http://gut.bmj.com/content/24/4/288.abstract
"Crohn's patients ate significantly more items of sweet food and added more sucrose to their diet compared with controls ... The plasma zinc (Fig. 1) and albumin were significantly lower in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis."
Maternal Zinc Deficiency in Rats Affects Growth and Glucose Metabolism in the Offspring by Inducing Insulin Resistance Postnatallyhttp://jn.nutrition.org/content/140/9/1621.short
"blood glucose and serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) concentrations at wk 3 were significantly higher in ZnD pups than in controls."
my approach: no meds so far - just nutrient-dense anti-inflammatory whole foods, and supplements where needed
info: www.whfoods.com, www.nutritiondata.com