Is dietary zinc protective for type 2 diabetes? Results from the Australian longitudinal study on women's health

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BMC Endocrine Disorders, 2013, 13 pp. 40 - 40
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Animal studies have shown that zinc intake has protective effects against type 2 diabetes, but few studies have been conducted to examine this relationship in humans. The aim of this study is to investigate if dietary zinc is associated with risk of type 2 diabetes in a longitudinal study of mid-age Australian women.
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