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Each serving of sugar-sweetened beverage per day raises Type 2 diabetes risk by 18%
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 7:49 am Email this article
“Higher consumption of sugar sweetened beverages was associated with a greater incidence of type 2 diabetes, by 18% per one serving/day… [and by] 13% [after adjusting for body fat] according to a new study.
Imamura F, O’Connor L, Ye Z, Mursu J, Hayashino Y, Bhupathiraju SN, and Forouhi NG. Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice and incidence of type 2 diabetes: systematic review, meta-analysis, and estimation of population attributable fraction. BMJ, 2015; 351: h3576. http://www.bmj.com/content/351/bmj.h3576
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Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit
University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
Institute of Metabolic Science
Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
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