It’s just one sugary drink for your child, that can’t be so bad right? But week after week, year after year, the effects of all that sugar add up. Sugary drinks can lead to type 2 diabetes. They can destroy your children’s teeth, turning their mouths from this to this. Cut out those sugary drinks. Serve water or low-fat milk. Get the facts about sugary drinks at play every day dot Alaska dot gov.