Although the causes of Type 2 diabetes are unknown, there are some key risk factors, including obesity. When a person is overweight, the cells in the body become less sensitive to the insulin that is released from the pancreas, thus causing insulin resistance, which is strongly associate with Type 2 diabetes.
Credit: Thinkstock Earlier studies that I reviewed here indicated that when we take our food in liquid form rather than in a solid one, we consume more calories that day. And now a big new study shows that when we cut back on the amount of liquid calories that we consume, we do lose weight. But, unlike the…