Bringing Home the...Diabetes?
Harvard researchers reported today that a diet including bacon, hot dogs, salami, or sausage five or more times per week increases a man's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by nearly 50 percent, based on data from a cohort of 42,504 health professionals.
van Dam RM, Willett WC, Rimm EB, Stampfer MJ, Hu FB. Dietary fat and meat intake in relation to risk of Type 2 diabetes in men. Diabetes Care. March 2002;25(3).
Breaking Medical News is a service of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, 5100 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20016, 202-686-2210. Join the Physicians Committee and receive the quarterly magazine, Good Medicine.