Diet and exercise among adults with type 2 diabetes: findings from the third national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES III).

@article{Nelson2002DietAE,
  title={Diet and exercise among adults with type 2 diabetes: findings from the third national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES III).},
  author={Karin Nelson and Gayle E. Reiber and Edward J Boyko},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2002},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={1722-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe diet and exercise practices from a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults with type 2 diabetes. METHODS We analyzed data from 1,480 adults older than 17 years with a self-reported diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Fruit and vegetable consumption was obtained from a food frequency questionnaire; the percentages of total calories from fat and saturated fat were obtained from a 24-h food recall… CONTINUE READING

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FruitNo subtypeVegetables
Sixty - two percent of respondents ate fewer than five servings of fruits and vegetables per day .
Mexican Americans and individuals over the age of 65 years ate a higher number of fruits and vegetables and a lower percentage of total calories from fat .
VegetablesNo subtypeFruit
Mexican Americans and individuals over the age of 65 years ate a higher number of fruits and vegetables and a lower percentage of total calories from fat .
Sixty - two percent of respondents ate fewer than five servings of fruits and vegetables per day .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
Thirty - six percent of the sample were overweight and another 46% were obese .
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