Cartoon: Could red wine improve type 2 diabetes patients' health?

A daily glass of red wine could improve the health of type 2 diabetes patients, results presented at the European Congress of Obesity in Prague suggest.

Red wine: health boost
Red wine: health boost

Researchers tracked 224 patients for two years and took note whether they drank red wine, white wine or water with their evening meal.

Wine drinkers – particularly those on the red – had higher levels of ‘good’ high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and performed better in blood tests.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins


Already registered?

Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus