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Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee per day is associated with 35% lower risk of dying from diabetes
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Among people who had never smoked, people who drank 3.1 to 5 cups of coffee per day had a 35% lower risk of dying from diabetes over some number of years compared to people who were not coffee drinkers according to an analysis of data from 74,890 women in the Nurses’ Health Study, 93,054 women in the Nurses’ Health Study II, and 40,557 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.
People who consumed 1.1 to 3.0 cups of coffee per day had a 41% lower risk of dying from diabetes compared to non-drinkers.
People who consumed more than 5 cups of coffee per day had a 43% lower risk of dying from diabetes compared to non-drinkers.
Ding M, Satija A, Bhupathiraju SN, Hu Y, Sun Q, Han J, Lopez-Garcia E, Willett W, van Dam RM, and Hu FB. Association of Coffee Consumption With Total and Cause-Specific Mortality in 3 Large Prospective Cohorts. Circulation, 2015 Dec 15; 132(24): 2305-2315.
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Frank B. Hu, MD, PhD
Department of Nutrition
Harvard School of Public Health
655 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 USA
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