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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
Published in
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 2%
Unknown 49 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 26%
Researcher 6 12%
Student > Bachelor 4 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 8%
Student > Postgraduate 3 6%
Other 11 22%
Unknown 9 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 13 26%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 24%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 12%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 10%
Psychology 2 4%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 9 18%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 30. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 08 September 2020.
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#730,821
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Outputs of similar age from European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
#7
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