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Diabetes threat quenched by alcohol

Regular alcohol consumption (1-3 standard drinks/week) reduces females' risk of developing diabetes in later years. Out of a study of more than 16,000 women, those who developed type 2 diabetes were less likely to consume alcohol or more likely to over consume alcohol.

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About: Diabetes threat quenched by alcohol

Date: 29 December 2005

Source: Reuters Health

URL: http://today.reuters.com/News/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-12-29T192251Z_01_HAR969756_RTRUKOC_0_US-ALCOHOL-WOMEN.xml

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