Ethnicity, Obesity, and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women

@article{Shai2006EthnicityOA,
  title={Ethnicity, Obesity, and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women},
  author={I. Shai and Rui Jiang and J. Manson and M. Stampfer and W. Willett and G. Colditz and F. Hu},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2006},
  volume={29},
  pages={1585 - 1590}
}
  • I. Shai, Rui Jiang, +4 authors F. Hu
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Diabetes Care
  • OBJECTIVE—To examine ethnic differences in risk of type 2 diabetes, taking dietary and lifestyle risk factors into account. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS—A prospective (1980–2000) cohort (from The Nurses’ Health Study) including 78,419 apparently healthy women (75,584 whites, 801 Asians, 613 Hispanics, and 1,421 blacks) was studied. Detailed dietary and lifestyle information for each participant was repeatedly collected every 4 years. RESULTS—During 1,294,799 person-years of follow-up, we… CONTINUE READING
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