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Can switching what you drink help with weight loss as well as improved blood glucose control?

According to a study published online Oct. 16 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism this seems to be the case.

For overweight and obese women with type 2 diabetes, replacement of diet beverages (DBs) with water is associated with greater weight reduction and improvements in glucose metabolism. The researchers found that over the 24-week period, the water group had greater decreases in weight, body mass index, fasting plasma glucose, fasting insulin, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, and two-hour postprandial glucose compared with the diet beverage group

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