Magnesium Intake and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes (Study #2)

Year Published: 2011


Diabetes Care


Jia-Yi Dong, BSC, Pengcheng Xun, MD, PHD, Ka He, MD, SCD, and Li-Qiang Qin, MD, PHD


In this paper, researchers examined 13 studies involving 536,318 participants and 24,516 cases of type 2 diabetes. The aim was to investigate the relationship between magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes. Peanuts are a good source of magnesium.

Key Findings

Key Findings: The meta-analysis showed that magnesium intake was inversely associated with type 2 dibetes risk.