Med diet cuts diabetes risk by 30%

If there was a pill available that could reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by at least 30% and had no side-effects, GPs would be inundated with requests, wouldn’t they?

And can you imagine the advertising, television coverage and social media campaigns?

Well there is a therapy that has evidence that it could be just that effective at reducing the relative risk of type 2 diabetes. It’s the Mediterranean diet.

Yes, according to a prospective cohort conducted in over 25, 000 women over 20 years, having an intake that largely consistent with the components of a Mediterranean diet results in  a 30% ...

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