Drinking beer helps prevent diabetes in men, the study found, but has no effect on women.
Drinking beer helps prevent diabetes in men, the study found, but has no effect on women. Wikimedia Commons
Drinking beer helps prevent diabetes in men, the study found, but has no effect on women. Wikimedia Commons

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