The association of whole grain consumption with incident type 2 diabetes: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Annals of epidemiology, Volume 23, Issue 6, p.321-7 (2013)


2013, May 2013, Public Health Sciences Division


Whole grains may offer protection from diabetes by decreasing energy intake, preventing weight gain, and direct effects on insulin resistance. This study examined associations of whole and refined grains with incident type 2 diabetes (T2D) ascertained by self-reported medication use in a cohort of postmenopausal women.