Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drink Linked to Type 2 Diabetes, Imperial College London Study

Published: Apr 25, 2013

Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

Drinking one (or one extra)* 12oz serving size of sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can be enough to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22%, a new study suggests. The research is published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) and comes from data in the InterAct consortium**.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Back to news