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Fruit and vegetable intake and cardiovascular risk factors in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

Overview of attention for article published in European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 2016
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Title
Fruit and vegetable intake and cardiovascular risk factors in people with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes
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European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 2016
DOI 10.1038/ejcn.2016.180
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M J E Lamb, S J Griffin, S J Sharp, A J M Cooper

Abstract

The cardiovascular benefit of increasing fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake following diagnosis of diabetes remains unknown. We aimed to describe how quantity and variety of F&V intake, and plasma vitamin C, change after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and examine whether these changes are associated with improvements in cardiovascular risk factors. A total of 401 individuals with screen-detected diabetes from the ADDITION-Cambridge study were followed up over 5 years. F&V intake was assessed by food frequency questionnaire and plasma vitamin C at baseline, at 1 year and at 5 years. Linear mixed models were used to estimate associations of changes in quantity and variety of F&V intake, and plasma vitamin C, with cardiovascular risk factors and a clustered cardiometabolic risk score (CCMR), where a higher score indicates higher risk. F&V intake increased in year 1 but decreased by year 5, whereas variety remained unchanged. Plasma vitamin C increased at 1 year and at 5 years. Each s.d. increase (250g between baseline and 1 year and 270g between 1 and 5 years) in F&V intake was associated with lower waist circumference (-0.92 (95% CI: -1.57, -0.27) cm), HbA1c (-0.11 (-0.20, -0.03) %) and CCMR (-0.04 (-0.08, -0.01)) at 1 year and higher high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol (0.04 (0.01, 0.06) mmol/l) at 5 years. Increased plasma vitamin C (per s.d., 22.5 μmol/l) was associated with higher HDL-cholesterol (0.04 (0.01, 0.06) mmol/l) and lower CCMR (-0.07 (-0.12, -0.03)) between 1 and 5 years. Increases in F&V quantity following diagnosis of diabetes are associated with lower cardiovascular risk factors. Health promotion interventions might highlight the importance of increasing, and maintaining increases in, F&V intake for improved cardiometabolic health in patients with diabetes.European Journal of Clinical Nutrition advance online publication, 19 October 2016; doi:10.1038/ejcn.2016.180.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Canada 1 3%
Unknown 31 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 10 31%
Researcher 5 16%
Unspecified 5 16%
Lecturer 2 6%
Other 2 6%
Other 8 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 9 28%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 22%
Unspecified 5 16%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 13%
Other 3 9%

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#8
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