Does coffee have an effect on diabetes?

By Dr. Austin SmithBoth caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee may help prevent type two diabetes mellitus type 2 diabetes. Multiple studies have shown that regular coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Folks living with type 2 diabetes can drink coffee safely, as long as care is taken not to add anything to the coffee that might be unhealthy like, say, sugary additives.Learn more about reversing diabetes through nutrition.Citations:Dam, R. M., & Hu, F. B. (2005). Coffee Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes. Jama,294(1), 97. doi:10.1001/jama.294.1.97Ding, M., Bhupathiraju, S. N., Chen, M., Dam, R. M., & Hu, F. B. (2014). Caffeinated and Decaffeinated Coffee Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and a Dose-Response Meta-analysis. Diabetes Care,37(2), 569-586. doi:10.2337/dc13-1203