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Prevention of diabetes with Mediterranean diets and accompanying ‘Summaries for Patients’ “Does the Mediterranean diet prevent diabetes?”

by jmiller on January 10, 2014

Article (Ann Intern Med, Jan 7) concludes: A Mediterranean diet enriched with EVOO but withoug energy restrictions reduced diabetes risk among persons with high cardiovascular risk.  The PREDIMED trial provides strong evidence that long-term adherence to a Mediterranean diet supplemented with EVOO without energy restrictions, which is high in monounsaturated fat and bioactive polyphenols, results in a substantial reduction in the risk for type 2 diabetes among older persons with high cardiovascular risk.  Click here to read full-text.

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