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January 21, 2002

Meal Planning, Food and Diet

Question from Austin, Texas, USA:

Does drinking coffee cause any adverse effects to people with type�2 diabetes?

Answer:

Not that I know of, but all things in moderation.

LSF

[Editor’s comment: See Watson J, Kerr D. The best defense against hypoglycemia is to recognize it: is caffeine useful? Diabetes Technol Ther 1999 Summer;1(2):193-200. and Pizziol A, Tikhonoff V, Paleari CD, Russo E, Mazza A, Ginocchio G, Onesto C, Pavan L, Casiglia E, Pessina AC. Effects of caffeine on glucose tolerance: a placebo-controlled study Eur J Clin Nutr 1998 Nov;52(11):846-9.

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