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Moderate Drinking May Help Lower the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

What about spirits?

As for spirits, the researchers found no link with diabetes risk in men—but women who had at least 7 hard-liquor drinks per week had an 83 percent elevated risk of diabetes compared to those who had less than one. These results are also not certain, says Tolstrup, since fewer people in the study reported consuming spirits regularly.