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New research suggests diet soda may play a role in the risk for Type 2 diabetes.

A study of 66,000 women showed both diet and sugar sweetened beverages were linked to a higher risk of diabetes. But diet drinkers had the highest chance of developing the condition.

Experts say these findings don t mean diet drinks cause diabetes but may suggest those who are prone to it tend to consume more low-calorie drinks.

The study is published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Study in the journal Inserm

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