Nut consumption and risk of type II diabetes in the Physicians’ Health Study

@article{Kochar2010NutCA,
  title={Nut consumption and risk of type II diabetes in the Physicians’ Health Study},
  author={Jinesh Kochar and J. Michael Gaziano and Luc Djouss{\'e}},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={64},
  pages={75-79}
}
Background/Objectives:While type II diabetes (DM) is a major cause of morbidity in the United States, limited data are available on the association between nut intake and incident DM. We sought to examine the association between nut consumption and the risk of DM.Subjects/Methods:Prospective cohort of 20 224 male participants of the Physicians’ Health Study I. Nut consumption was estimated using a 19-item brief food frequency questionnaire, and incident DM was ascertained through yearly follow… CONTINUE READING