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Type 2 Diabetes:Coffee Drinkers Have a Much Lower Risk

Type 2 diabetes is characterized by elevated blood sugar levels due to resistance to the effects of insulin.

The results were presented at 2018 Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Germany. The team reviewed 30 prospective studies, with a total of 1,185,210 participants.

“Professor Kjeld Hermansen from the Aarhus University in Denmark, suggests that a number of factors may be involved including an antioxidant effect, an anti-inflammatory effect, thermogenic effects or the modulation of microbiome diversity.”

This common disease has increased tenfold in a few decades and now affects over 300 million people.

Interestingly, studies show that coffee drinkers may have a 23–67% reduced risk of developing this condition (21, 22, 23, 24).

One review of 18 studies in 457,922 people associated each daily cup of coffee with a 7% reduced risk of type 2 diabetes (25).

Numerous studies have shown that coffee drinkers have a significantly lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

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