Chapter 7. Epidemiology of Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus: Etiology and Environmental Factors

  1. Dr Jean-Marie Ekoé Professor of Medicine Faculty of Medicine member recipient principal investigator co-investigator Chairman3,
  2. Dr Marian Rewers principal investigator Core director Program Chair Chair4,
  3. Rhys Williams Dean of Medicine Professor of Clinical Epidemiology chair Vice President Editor-in-Chief member visiting consultant5 and
  4. Paul Zimmet Director Hon. Professor Officer6
  1. Jim Mann1 and
  2. Monika Toeller2

Published Online: 11 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch7

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition

How to Cite

Mann, J. and Toeller, M. (2008) Epidemiology of Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus: Etiology and Environmental Factors, in The Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition (eds J.-M. Ekoé, M. Rewers, R. Williams and P. Zimmet), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470779750.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Endocrinologie, Métabolisme et Nutrition, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Montreal, Canada

  2. 4

    Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA

  3. 5

    Clinical Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, University of Swansea, Swansea, UK

  4. 6

    International Diabetes Institute Caulfield, Victoria, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

  2. 2

    German Diabetes Center, University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017272

Online ISBN: 9780470779750

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Keywords:

  • type 2 diabetes etiology and environmental factor;
  • caloric consumption influence and diabetes risk;
  • nutrition epidemiology and diabetes mellitus;
  • carbohydrate and dietary fiber;
  • dietary fats and high risk diabetes;
  • animal protein and saturated fatty acid association;
  • Vitamin D deficiency impairing insulin release;
  • physical inactivity and diabetes risk

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbohydrate and Dietary Fiber

  • Dietary Fats

  • Protein

  • Alcohol

  • Other Dietary Factors and Smoking

  • Physical Inactivity

  • Potential for Intervention

  • Conclusions