Type 2 Diabetes and Sugary Drinks


“We can use sugar sweetened beverages sort of as a tool to really understand the mechanisms that are specific to added sugar consumption, but also because sugar sweetened beverage consumption is so disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic communities in the United States.”

In this episode, Dr. Candice Price talks about her research on the effects of sugary drinks on type 2 diabetes and heart disease and her recent focus on this topic in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Candice Price is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis with seven years of experience as a cardiometabolic research scientist focused on understanding the physiological and molecular mechanisms of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease development.  Her primary research investigates the impact of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on cardiometabolic health in Black women. 

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