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

@article{Shai2006EthnicityOA,
  title={Ethnicity, Obesity, and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women},
  author={Iris Shai and Rui Jiang and JoAnn E. Manson and Meir J. Stampfer and Walter C. Willett and Graham A. Colditz and Frank B. Hu},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2006},
  volume={29},
  pages={1585 - 1590}
}
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… 

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