Response to comment on: Tseng C-H, Tseng C-P, Chong C-K et al (2006) Increasing incidence of diagnosed type 2 diabetes in Taiwan: analysis of data from a national cohort. Diabetologia 49:1755–1760

To the Editor: I agree with the point raised by Chen and Boucher that ‘if associations are found, cessation of betel chewing would be an additional target for intervention for reduction in the problems of obesity and type 2 diabetes, as well as in cancer prevention’ [1]. As observed in the general population [2, 3], betel chewing is more prevalent in… CONTINUE READING