Study Links Sugary Drinks to Deadly Condition

Created: 03/19/2013 11:05 PM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen

You know sugary drinks are bad for you, but new research finds they may lead to a deadly condition.

A study presented to The American Heart Association blames the drinks for excess body weight, which the authors linked to 133,000 diabetes deaths, 44,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease and 6,000 cancer deaths.

Mexico had the highest death rate of any country. Japan had the lowest.