Bringing Home the...Diabetes?

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BREAKING MEDICAL NEWS February 26, 2002

Bringing Home the...Diabetes?

February 26, 2002

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).

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