Diet, lifestyle, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women.

@article{Hu2001DietLA,
  title={Diet, lifestyle, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women.},
  author={Frank B Hu and Joann E. Manson and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and G Colditz and Simin Liu and Caren G. Solomon and Walter C Willett},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={345 11},
  pages={790-7}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have examined individual dietary and lifestyle factors in relation to type 2 diabetes, but the combined effects of these factors are largely unknown. METHODS We followed 84,941 female nurses from 1980 to 1996; these women were free of diagnosed cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer at base line. Information about their diet and lifestyle was updated periodically. A low-risk group was defined according to a combination of five variables: a bodymass index (the… CONTINUE READING

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