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Mediterranean diet, type 2 diabetes prevention and healthy ageing: Do we need more evidence?


Giuseppe Maltese, Theocharis Koufakis, Kalliopi Kotsa, Giorgio Basile, Richard Siow


Dr Giuseppe Maltese, IMSoGB board member and Prof Richard Siow, Director of Ageing Research at King’s, comment on the Mediterranean diet for prevention of type 2 diabetes and healthy ageing and ask whether supporting a Mediterranean diet is worthwhile. Accumulating clinical evidence shows that the benefits related to this diet are robust and adoption will potentially translate into reduced risk and prevalence of type 2 diabetes, improve healthy longevity and significantly lower personal and societal health care expenditures.

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