Plant-Based Diets for Type 2 Diabetes

  Type 2 Diabetes used to be a somewhat marginal disease, but it is now an epidemic and one of the leading causes of death in Western countries such as the United States and Australia. In Australia alone, it is estimated that around 1 million people are living with diabetes, with many more who are…

Eating habits and behaviors: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Role of diet in type 2 diabetes incidence: umbrella review of meta-analyses of prospective observational studies

IntroductionDiabetes mellitus is a global health problem, with a prevalence of 8.8%. Both the incidence and prevalence of the disorder are projected to rise. An estimated 425 million adults are living with diabetes mellitus worldwide.1 Patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk for many other health problems, which are associated with high healthcare costs.23…