Quiz: Which Foods Affect Diabetes?

Veronique Duqueroy


August 20, 2014

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just announced that 2 in 5 adults in the United States will develop diabetes in their lifetime,[1] primary prevention may become a key strategic target to address this public health issue. To date, only exercise and weight loss have been recommended to prevent the onset of the disease in patients at risk.

However, nutrition also plays an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). In addition, the mainstream media regularly report study results showing an association between T2DM and the consumption of specific foods, leading patients to seek nutritional advice. Do you know enough to answer to their questions?


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