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Decaffeinated Coffee And Diabetes Type 2

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Can Drinking Coffee Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

If you begin your day with a steaming cup of joe, you could be protecting your health along with jump-starting your morning. That's because research shows coffee may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. But how much do you need to drink to reap the potential benefits? What the Research Says Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital conducted one of the biggest long-term studies on the relationship between coffee and type 2 diabetes in 2004. They found that the more coffee people drank, the greater the protection against diabetes. The study followed 41,934 men for 12 years and 84,276 women for 18 years. At the beginning of the study, the participants did not have type 2 diabetes. They were asked to answer questions about their coffee-drinking habits (regular and decaffeinated) every two to four years. During that time, 1,333 new cases of type 2 diabetes were reported among the men and 4,085 cases were reported among the women. Men who reported drinking more than six cups of regular, caffeinated coffee per day cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes in half when compared to nondrinkers of coffee. Women who reported drinking that much cu Continue reading >>

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  1. kanukgirl

    Diabetes, Type 2 - why is it that when I drink Decaf coffee with milk in it, my Blood Glucose goes?

    ... up? I like my coffee with lots of milk, but isn't milk a protein?

  2. kaismama

    Oh bull. You have to do this because there is no cure. If you don't its only you who is hurt, you'll start loosing parts of your body because a high blood sugar is destroying the cells. Having a temper tantrum isn't going to change the need for you to take responsibility for your body. Believe me if someone had a cure, they wouldn't hesitate to bring it out, they would make a fortune with it.

  3. kanukgirl

    Who the hell are you to tell me I am talking bull... Mind your own business. check my blood Glucose 3 times a day and count carbs every day of my life. it's people like you who lay down and die instead of trying to do something about it. if this is the kind of people on this site... I'm out of here as soon as I post this.

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