Fruit and protein in diet curbs kidney disease risk in diabetes

08/13/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Data on more than 6,200 type 2 diabetes patients showed that those who consumed more than three servings of fruit per week and had the highest intake of total and animal protein had a lower risk of chronic kidney disease compared with those who ate less. Researchers also found a link between moderate alcohol intake and lower kidney disease and death risk in patients. The findings were published on the website of JAMA Internal Medicine.

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