Risk of Diabetes Lower in Young Women Who Drink Moderately, Harvard Study Finds

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: September 15, 2003

Women as young as 25 can benefit from drinking a glass of wine or two a day, as that may lower their risk for type 2 diabetes, according to research from the Harvard School of Public Health. Type 2 diabetes develops when the body doesn't produce enough insulin or loses its sensitivity to insulin and becomes unable to properly use glucose for energy.

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