Adolescent dairy product consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women

submitted by: vmalik
Background: Type 2 diabetes (T2D) prevention has generally focused on the identification of risk factors in adulthood. Dairy product consumption in adults has been associated with a lower risk of T2D. Objective: The objective was to evaluate the relation between dairy product consumption during adolescence and risk of T2D in adulthood. Design: We examined the incidence of T2D in relation to high school dairy product consumption within the Nurses’ Health Study II cohort. A total of...
Authors: Vasanti Malik, Qi Sun, Rob Van dam, Eric Rimm, Walter Willett, Bernard Rosner, Frank Hu