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268 1 2002

3,234 non-diabetic at-risk patients divided into 3 groups: Control: standard diet and placebo; Group 2: standard diet and metformin; Group 3: Intensive lifestyle intervention; Lifestyle group had 58% fewer cases of diabetes than the control group. Drug group reduced cases by 31%.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
270 2 2000

34% of diabetics aren't aware of their illness. Meanwhile, incidence booms. 70%, 40%, and 31% increase in 8-year period, among people in their 30s, 40s, and 50s, respectively. (1990 - 1998) Economic consequences, (citing Diabetes Care 23): $98 Billion

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272 3 1990

4x diabetes prevalence of second-generation Japanese-Americans than Japanese

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271 4 2000

6-year prospective study of 36,000 Iowa women: least diabetes occurred with most whole grain and fiber consumption.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
339 5 1986

ADA diet, then switched to high-fiber, high-carb, low-fat diet. Type 1 diabetics could lower insulin medication by a (dramatic) average of 40%. Cholesterol dropped by 30%. 24 of 25 Type 2 diabetics could discontinue their insulation medication with a few weeks' time.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
22 6 2011
CDC National Diabetes Fact Sheet. , editors. Atlanta, Georgia; 2011.

Diabetes outcomes: Heart disease and stroke, Hypertension, Blindness and eye problems, Kidney disease, Nervous system disorders, Amputations, Dental disease, Complications of pregnancy, Other complications. • Diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death based on U.S. death certificates in 2007. This ranking is based on the 71,382 death certificates in 2007 in which diabetes was the underlying cause of death. Diabetes was a contributing cause of death in an additional 160,022 death certificates for a total of 231,404 certificates in 2007 in which diabetes appeared as any-listed cause of death.
• Diabetes is likely to be underreported as a cause of death. Studies have found that about 35% to 40% of decedents with diabetes had it listed anywhere on the death certificate and about 10% to 15% had it listed as the underlying cause of death.
• Overall, the risk for death among people with diabetes is about twice that of people of similar age but without diabetes.
Overall, the risk for death among people with diabetes is about twice that of people of similar age but without diabetes.
Estimated diabetes costs in the United States, 2007
Total (direct and indirect)
$174 billion
1/3 don't know they have it.

ChCh01, ChCh07, The China Study - Book
273 7 1980

Dietary fiber supplements not as consistently beneficial as plant-based whole-foods diet.

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149 8 1971

excess weight strongest association with diabetes across 11 countries in Central and South America and Asia.

ChCh07, Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition, The China Study - Book
147 9 1985

half the rate of diabetes and obesity among vegetarians

ChCh07, Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition, The China Study - Book
148 10 1980

In 18 days, diet alone could lower total cholesterol level by 32%.

ChCh07, Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition, The China Study - Book
278 11 1998

In 25 years, childhood diabetes tripled in Japan. Animal protein and fat also drastically increased.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
269 12 2001

Modest lifestyle changes including exercise, weight loss and a moderately low-fat diet reduced rate of diabetes by 58%.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
284 13 1966

Most "Western diet" strongly associated with diabetes.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
282 14 1982

Pritikin Center: 34 of 40 patients could discontinue medication after only 26 days on a low-fat, plant-based diet and exercise.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
281 15 1983

Pritikin Center: The benefit will last for years if the same diet is continued.

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280 16 1987

Review of 11 publications: all found improved blood sugar and cholesterol levels on high-carb (two were standard-carb), high-fiber diets.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
279 17 1991

San Luis Valley Diabetes Study: fat intake associated with increased rate of Type 2 diabetes

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
146 18 1999

Seventh Day Adventist study: half the rate of diabetes and obesity among vegetarians as compared to "moderate" meat eaters (who eat 3 servings of beef/week, and <1 of fish or poultry. nut eating non-vegans lived longer than vegans

significant associations between beef consumption and fatal ischemic heart disease (IHD) in men [relative risk (RR) = 2.31 for subjects who ate beef > or =3 times/wk compared with vegetarians], significant protective associations between nut consumption and fatal and nonfatal IHD in both sexes (RR approximately 0.5 for subjects who ate nuts > or =5 times/wk compared with those who ate nuts <1 time/wk), and reduced risk of IHD in subjects preferring whole-grain to white bread.

ChCh07, Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition, Fall Weekend Immersion 2011, The China Study - Book
150 19 1985

Those who adhere to high-carb, high-fiber diet gain long-term cholesterol decrease; levels remained low during 4-year study period.

ChCh07, The China Study - Book
145 20 2000

Up to 45% of kids' dx are Type 2. (It's no longer called "adult-onset.")

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283 21 1974

WWII diabetes rates plummeted 1940-1950. After the war rates went up as diet shifted from grain to fat/sugar/less fiber

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