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Old 01-28-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
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Default Caffeine and Blood sugar level link?

This is interesting. I cut out caffeine a few months ago and I'm glad for it but it looks like there may be good reasons to cut it out if you have diabetes or insulin issues.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cutting down on caffeine could help people with the most common form of diabetes better control their blood sugar levels, researchers said on Monday.

Giving caffeine to a small group of people with type 2 diabetes caused their levels of the blood sugar glucose to rise through the day, especially after meals, researchers at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, found.

"Caffeine appears to disrupt glucose metabolism in a way that could be harmful to people with type-2 diabetes," James Lane, a Duke medical psychologist who led the study, said in a telephone interview.

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