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Not a Causal Relationship!

The study authors admit that other factors that increase risk for Type 2 diabetes (such as physical inactivity, abdominal obesity, high fat diets, etc.) were not controlled for in this study. Intake of diet soda is not a cause of Type 2 diabetes, but probably a marker of women who were overweight and trying to cut calorie intake.

Posted by Kathy Warwick, RD/CDE
22 February 2013 | 19h33

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