Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 28th, 2006
Study 1: Risk of type 2 diabetes may be increased in women with a high dietary iron intake.
"Epidemiological studies suggest that high body iron stores are associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between dietary intake of iron and the risk of type 2 diabetes," investigators at Harvard University report.
S. Rajpathak and colleagues explained, "We conducted a prospective cohort study within the Nurses' Health Study. We followed 85,031 healthy women aged 34-59 years from 1980 to 2000....
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