A daily habit of sugary-sweetened drinks can boost your risk of developing the disease — even if you're not overweight. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Even If You're Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes
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Should we drink diet soda or not? The latest study doesn't really clear things up. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And Raise The Risk Of Diabetes
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Ditching sugar-sweetened drinks in favor of diet ones shaves the empty calories. But it doesn't help if you make up for those calories on your plate. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Some researchers think that artificial sweeteners, most frequently consumed in diet drinks, may confuse the body. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Diet Drinks Mess Up Metabolisms?
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Drinking diet soda and other low-calorie drinks may help you manage weight, but experts say plain old H2O is still the best way to go. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Swapping Out Sugary Soda For Diet Drinks May Help Tip The Scale In Your Favor
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It's not clear if diet soft drinks are the healthiest choice. ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Advice For Diet Soda Lovers: Skip The Chips
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