Dietary flavonoid intakes and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women

Nicole M Wedick, An Pan, Aedín Cassidy, Eric B Rimm, Laura Sampson, Bernard Rosner, Walter Willett, Frank B Hu, Qi Sun, Rob M van Dam

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Data from mechanistic studies support a beneficial effect of specific flavonoids on insulin sensitivity. However, few studies have evaluated the relation between intakes of different flavonoid subclasses and type 2 diabetes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)925-33
Number of pages9
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anthocyanins
  • Blueberry Plant
  • Cohort Studies
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diet
  • Female
  • Flavonoids
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Fruit
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Malus
  • Middle Aged
  • Prospective Studies
  • Pyrus
  • Risk
  • United States

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