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Can tea combat diabetes?

3rd March 2008

A team working at Dundee University have said that drinking tea could fight diabetes.

Their research suggested that black tea might be able to stop type 2 diabetes, as some of its ingredients could function as an "insulin substitute". The team's leader, Dr Graham Rena said: "The task now is to see whether we can translate these findings into something useful for human health."

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Article Information

Title: Can tea combat diabetes?
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5845
Date Added: 3rd Mar 2008

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