Harvard Health Letter

Sugary beverages raise diabetes risk; coffee and tea don't

Sugar-sweetened beverages, whether caffeinated or decaffeinated, appear to be associated with higher risks of developing type 2 diabetes in both men and women. Coffee and tea appear to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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