Chocolate and Type 2 Diabetes: a Healthy Habit?


Compounds in cocoa and chocolate have known cardiovascular benefits. Could habitual chocolate intake lower the risk of type 2 diabetes as well?

In this Medical News Minute, developed exclusively for Endocrinology Network, Dr. Bobby Lazzara reports on a study examining the impact of habitual chocolate intake on the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers performed cross-sectional and prospective analyses on 953 community-dwelling adults (mean age 62 years, 59% women). 

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