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Editor's Correspondence
November 14, 2005

Dairy and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Wrong Conclusions

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Arch Intern Med. 2005;165(20):2434. doi:10.1001/archinte.165.20.2434-b

The article in the May 9, 2005, issue by Choi and colleagues1 came to the conclusions that dairy products have favorable effects on body weight and are a major determinant in the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Information on weight gain from dairy products was presented in 2002 at the Dairy Product Components and Weight Regulation seminar (April 21, 2002; New Orleans, La) supported in part by Dairy Management Inc.