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High nut consumption may reduce risk of diabetes

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 07 December 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1322
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. Nebraska

    Women who increase their consumption of nuts and peanut butter may gain some protection against the development of type 2 diabetes, a new study has suggested (JAMA 2002;288: 2554-60)

    The researchers, led by Drs Rui Jiang, Frank Hu, Meir Stampfer, and JoAnn Manson from the Departments of Medicine and Public Health at Harvard University School of Medicine in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, conducted a prospective cohort study to …

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