2009-12-14 Coffee, Tea May Stall Diabetes - Every Cup of Coffee Per Day Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 7%


Every cup of coffee a person drinks per day may lower the risk of diabetes by 7%.

A new review of research on the link between lifestyle factors, like coffee and tea consumption, and diabetes risk suggests that drinking regular or decaffeinated coffee and tea all lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Researchers say the number of people with type 2 diabetes is expected to increase by 65% by 2025, reaching an estimated 380 million people worldwide.(Read entire article)

2009-12-14 Coffee and Tea Reduce Risk for Type 2 Diabetes


Do you love a good cup of tea or coffee, regular or decaf? Then you will probably really be happy to hear the results of a new study that appears in the December 14/28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine. Researchers report that the more coffee or tea you drink, the more you reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

If this information sounds familiar, you are right in thinking that similar study results have been reported in the past. However, this most recent study, conducted by a team at the University of Sydney, Australia, evaluated 31 studies that involved nearly one million participants in total: 18 studies involved diabetes risk and coffee consumption (457,922 subjects), six looked at decaffeinated coffee (225,516), and seven reported on tea consumption (286,701). (Read entire article)