Prepregnancy adherence to dietary patterns and lower risk of gestational diabetes mellitus

submitted by: dtobias
Abstract BACKGROUND: Previous studies observed inverse associations of adherence to the alternate Mediterranean (aMED), Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), and alternate Healthy Eating Index (aHEI) dietary patterns with risk of type 2 diabetes; however, their associations with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk are unknown. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to assess usual prepregnancy adherence to well-known dietary patterns and GDM risk. DESIGN: Our study included 21,376...
Authors: Deirdre Tobias, Cuilin Zhang, Jorge Chavarro, Katherine Bowers, Janet Rich-Edwards, Bernard Rosner, Dariush Mozaffarian, Frank Hu

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