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