Healthy diet markedly reduces type 2 diabetes risk in ethnic minority women, study findsBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h263 (Published 19 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h263
- Susan Mayor
Eating a healthy diet is associated with a greatly reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in women and particularly benefits those from ethnic minorities, a 28 year follow-up study of nearly 200 000 US women has found.
Researchers analysed diet and health data on 156 030 non-Hispanic white women, 2026 Asian women, 2053 Hispanic women, and 2307 black women in the Nurses’ Health Study. Participants were followed up for 28 years, and they …