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Meat Consumption and Diabetes Risk

By Robert Cohen,

The July issue of the journal of Public Health Nutrition (2010 Jul 13:1-7) contains a study which analyzed meat consumption and the risk of type-2 diabetes in Hawaiians.

Their study group included over 75,000 Hawaiian men and women, aged 45-75 years.

Study Results:

"During a mean follow-up time of 14 years, 8587 incident diabetes cases were identified. Intake of red meat was positively associated with diabetes risk in men and women..."

Study Conclusion:

"Our findings support the growing evidence that red and processed meat intake increase risk for diabetes..."