These new research findings are from the Framingham Heart Study’s Offspring Cohort.
Those in the highest quartile of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption (I.e., six servings a week) has almost double the odds of developing prediabetes compared to the lowest quartile.
No similar association was found for diet sodas.
The higher risk for prediabetes may be related to insulin resistance.
Source: Sugary Beverages Raise Risk of Prediabetes | Medpage Today