Prevention of type 2 diabetes by diet and lifestyle modification.

@article{Bazzano2005PreventionOT,
  title={Prevention of type 2 diabetes by diet and lifestyle modification.},
  author={Lydia A L Bazzano and Mary K. Serdula and Simin Liu},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={310-9}
}
Diabetes mellitus is an epidemic of our time. This disease affects nearly 150 million adults worldwide and nearly 11 million in the United States in 2000. Because of the prevalence of obesity and diabetes and associated vascular complications, preventing even a small proportion of cases would save thousands of lives and billions of dollars in healthcare costs and lost productivity. Researchers have made great strides in identifying many lifestyle and dietary factors associated with diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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