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Increase coffee consumption, decrease diabetes risk

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Friday, April 25, 2014

CNN: A new study suggests that increasing coffee intake may decrease the risk for type 2 diabetes.

This most recent study, published in the journal Diabetologia, was more concerned with how changing coffee consumption – either increasing it or decreasing it over time – might affect your risk.

The conclusion: People who upped their consumption by more than a cup per day had an 11% lower risk of type 2 diabetes compared with people whose consumption held steady. Decreasing coffee consumption by the same amount – more than a cup a day – was associated with a 17% increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

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