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Ordinary Black Tea May Fight Type 2 Diabetes

By March 3, 2008

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A study that appeared in the February 2008 issue of Aging Cell Journal, showed that the theaflavins in black tea can mimic the action of insulin. Scientists used cells for the study and human trials have yet to be done, but the results were promising based on the action of the theaflavins to regulate insulin signaling.

Read the study as it appeared in Aging Cell...

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March 4, 2008 at 12:38 pm
(1) Wpf10015 says:

I find this news disturbing but typical of the contrary news and advice given by those in and outside the medical profession concerning care of T2 patients and mangement of the disease. What happen to the breaking news of just over a month ago that caffiene exacerbated T2 diabetes or may even be causal? Does anybody really know what is going on? It very discouraging!!

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