Does Heavy Drinking Cause Diabetes?

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Do toxins in the Drinking Water Raise Type 2 Diabets Risk?

A recent publication in JAMA, Arsenic Exposure and Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in US Adults raises the question, does arsenic in the drinking water increase the risk of type 2 diabetes? The authors' answer is a definite "maybe."


The study evaluated arsenic levels in people who had participated in the 2003-2004 version of th National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and who had urine arsenic levels obtained. The NHANES study is ongoing, and is considered to be a...

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