Daily drinking may minimize the risk of diabetes

People who enjoy one beer or glass of wine several days a week may be less likely to develop diabetes than drinkers who tend to have all their cocktails on a Saturday night, a Danish study suggests.

When researchers looked at people who drank the same total amount of alcohol, they found that men who spread those drinks over three to four days of the week were 27 percent less likely to develop diabetes than guys who downed all their shots and beers in one sitting.

Women, meanwhile, had 32 percent lower odds of diabetes when they spread their cocktails . . .

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