Vitamin E and risk of type 2 diabetes in the women's health study randomized controlled trial.

@article{Liu2006VitaminEA,
  title={Vitamin E and risk of type 2 diabetes in the women's health study randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Simin Liu and I. -T. Lee and Yiqing Song and Martin Van Denburgh and Nancy R. Cook and Joann E. Manson and Julie E. Buring},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 10},
  pages={2856-62}
}
We directly assessed the efficacy of vitamin E supplements for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes among apparently healthy women in the Women's Health Study randomized trial. Between 1992 and 2004, 38,716 apparently healthy U.S. women aged >or=45 years and free of diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease were in two randomly assigned intervention groups and received 600 IU of vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol, n = 19,347) or placebo (n = 19,369) on alternate days. During a median 10-year… CONTINUE READING

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