Home Diabetes Glossary sorbitol sorbitol Wednesday,January 4, 2023 ByDiabetesCare.net by DiabetesCare.net | Jan 4, 2023 | 0 comments (SORE-bih-tall): 1. A sugar alcohol (sweetener) with 2.6 calories per gram. 2. A substance produced by the body in people with diabetes that can cause damage to the eyes and nerves. Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.