Study: Drinking water curbs hyperglycemia risk in patients

06/30/2011 | WebMD

Data on 3,615 participants found that those who said they drank more than 34 ounces of water daily were 21% less likely to experience hyperglycemia in the ensuing nine years than those who said they drank 16 ounces or less a day. The findings presented at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association suggest that drinking sufficient amounts of water may prevent high blood glucose levels in high-risk patients, French researchers said.

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