Teen girls who binge drink risk type 2

But there’s no increased risk for boys

Teenage girls who regularly binge drink risk type 2 diabetes in midlife but there's no increased risk for men, say Swedish researchers who are puzzled by the findings.

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Their 27-year study of 900 people aged 16 to 43 found specific links between alcohol and blood sugar levels in women, and binge drinking was identified as the key factor.

Specifically, teenage girls who drank more than six alcohol units in one sitting about once a month had blood sugar levels in their 40s that were on average 7% higher than those