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Study links sugary beverages to type-2 diabetes

Posted: 8:15 AM, Nov 10, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-10 13:15:19Z

A new study links sugar-sweetened beverages to type-2 diabetes.

Researchers at Tufts University analyzed more than 1,600 middle-aged adults.

Those who regularly consumed sugar-sweetened beverages had a 46-percent higher risk of later developing pre-diabetes. However, no link was found with diet sodas. 

More research is needed to prove if a link between diabetes and sugary drinks exist.