Does Drinking Soda Really Give You Diabetes?

Chugging too much soda won’t just give you a gut: Soda might also raise your risk of developing prediabetes as well, a new study published in The Journal of Nutrition suggests.

In a study of over 1,600 people, those who drank regular soda more than 3 times a week were 46% more likely to develop prediabetes—a disease where your blood sugar is elevated, but not quite at the diabetes threshold—over a 14-year period than those who didn’t drink any of the beverage.

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