Diabetes mellitus (DM) is increasingly diagnosed in younger individuals. This poses challenges such as long exposure to diabetes and its complications and the need for tailor-made treatment protocols that fit a specific group of diabetic patients.
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Individuals who eat large amounts of vegetables and fruits, wheat, nuts, and dairy products are better protected against insulin resistance, diabetes mellitus, and excessive abdominal fat as compared with those who consume lots of fast foods, alcoholic beverages, and desserts—a dietary pattern described to promote metabolic abnormalities and disorders, as reported in a study.