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Dairy and Diabetes Risk: New Thinking?

Dec. 5, 2014 -- Some intriguing new research shows that dairy foods, perhaps even high-fat ones, may play a role in type 2 diabetes prevention. Although experts say it's too soon to draw clear conclusions, the findings seem to run counter to current advice to people with diabetes, who are generally told to pick low- or non-fat dairy products.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Dairy products are rich in protein that can stimulate the release of glucagon that stabilizes blood sugar levels and PYY, the hormone released in the gut, that causes satiety.


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