Coffee May Cut Diabetes Risk
Moderate coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk of having diabetes, according to researchers in
The findings come from a study of 500 men and 437 women (aged 65-100 years) from
Compared with individuals who did not drink coffee, those who drank 1-2 cups a day had a 53% lower risk of having diabetes, after adjusting for potential confounders, investigators reported in The Review of Diabetic Studies (2007;4:105-111).
Diabetes prevalence was not associated with greater coffee consumption. The association of coffee drinking with diabetes was significant only among non-tea drinkers, the authors stated.