Sugar-Sweetened Fruit Drinks Linked to Increased Chance of Type 2 Diabetes in African American Women
About the Study
- Higher consumption rates of sugar-sweetened fruit drinks were linked to higher rates of type 2 diabetes
- Compared to women that did not drink sweetened fruit drinks, women that drank two or more sweetened fruit drinks per day were 1.3 times more likely to develop diabetes
How Does This Affect You?
American Dietetic Association http://www.eatright.org/
National Women's Health Information Center http://www.womenshealth.gov/
Palmer JR, Boggs DA, Krishman S, Hu FB, Singer M, Rosenberg L. Sugar-sweetened beverages and incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in African American women. Arch Intern Med . 2008 Jul 28;168(14):1487-92.
- Reviewer: Larissa J. Lucas, MD
- Review Date: 09/2008 -
- Update Date: 08/28/2008 -
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