Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 7th, 2006
Investigators in the United States conducted a study "to examine ethnic differences in risk of type 2 diabetes, taking dietary and lifestyle risk factors into account."
"A prospective (1980-2000) cohort (from The Nurses' Health Study) including 78,419 apparently healthy women (75,584 whites, 801 Asians, 613 Hispanics, and 1,421 blacks) was studied. Detailed dietary and lifestyle information for each participant was repeatedly collected every 4 years," explained I. Shai and colleagues of Harvard University.
"During 1,294,799 person-years of...
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