Changes in Red Meat Consumption and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

JAMA Intern Medicine:  June 17, 2013

Importance  Red meat consumption has been consistently associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, whether changes in red meat intake are related to subsequent T2DM risk remains unknown.

Objective  To evaluate the association between changes in red meat consumption during a 4-year period and subsequent 4-year risk of T2DM in US adults.

Design and Setting  Three prospective cohort studies in US men and women.  Read more