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Type 2 Diabetes: Drinking Alcohol Regularly Could Reduce Risk Of Disease

Alcohol in moderation could avoid the need for painful daily injections for type 2 diabetes sufferers. It's associated with a reduced risk of diabetes in both men and women, according to a new study published in Diabetologia. Experts have found with alcohol consumption over 3 to 4 week days giving the lowest risks of diabetes. They study analysed 70,000 participants who gave detail of alcohol consumption. Participants were told two record the amount of alcohol they consumed in questionnaires. Participants were also asked whether their alcohol consumption had increased, decreased or remained stable over the previous five years. The data was adjusted to take the following factors into consideration: age, sex, level of education, body mass index, smoking status, diet, leisure time activity, current or previous hypertension and family history of diabetes. During follow up, 859 men and 887 women developed diabetes. In terms of weekly alcohol amount, the lowest risk of developing diabetes being found in individuals consuming moderate amounts of alcohol. Men consuming 14 drinks per week were found to have a 43 per cent lower risk of diabetes relative to no alcohol intake, and women consum Continue reading >>

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  1. Renokeoni

    Sugar free energy drinks

    Newly diagnosed T2, I didn't even know where to classify the discussion. I have lots of questions. Here is my question of the day from me to all of you awesome people:
    Is it ok to drink sugar free energy drinks? Are there some that are ok and others that I should avoid at all costs?
    Help please, Mahalo nui loa.

  2. swinaz

    Not sure what it will do to your numbers but from a cardiac standpoint, energy drinks are really bad for you.

  3. ShellyLargent

    I found that the sugar-free energy drinks really did a number on my stomach. They gave me horrible stomach cramps, gas, and indigestion. I think it might have been the sugar substitute they use.

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