This month's Internal Medicine Report looks at two key studies: Coffee drinking and mortality, and a connection between diabetes and hearing loss. There is good news for coffee drinkers. A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that regular coffee drinking (up to 6 cups per day) is not associated with increased deaths in either men or women.
Peer-support improves blood sugar control in patients with diabetes, according to a study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Findings confirmed phone calls to peers facing similar disease-management issues offered ... Read Post
Drinking more coffee (regular or decaffeinated) or tea appears to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of previous studies reported in the December 14/28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, JAMA... Read Post