Egg Consumption Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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BREAKING MEDICAL NEWS November 19, 2008

Egg Consumption Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

November 19, 2008

In a new study including about 57,000 men and women from two large, completed randomized trials, researchers found that daily consumption of eggs increased the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes. Daily egg intake was associated with a 77 and 58 percent increased risk for women and men, respectively.

Djoussé L, Gaziano JM, Buring JE, Lee I. Egg consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in men and women. Diabetes Care. Published online ahead of print November 18, 2008. DOI: 10.2337/dc08-1271.

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