The protection of plant-based diets against diabetes appears to extend beyond weight control.
It has since come to my attention that the data was miscalculated in the Sarter, et al. study. The correct value evidently is 37.6 pounds, not 53.
Check out these videos on diabetes and diet:
Plant-Based Diets and Diabetes
The Spillover Effect Links Obesity to Diabetes
How Avoiding Eggs Could Help You Avoid Diabetes
Bacon, Eggs, and Gestational Diabetes During Pregnancy
How to Prevent Prediabetes from Turning into Diabetes
Lipotoxicity: How Saturated Fat Raises Blood Sugar
Eggs and Diabetes
Fish and Diabetes
And check out the prequel on body mass differences by diet.
Also, for more context, also see my associated blog posts: Paula Deen: diabetes drug spokesperson; Preserving Vision Through Diet; Preventing and Treating Kidney Failure With Diet; Plant-Based Diets for Fibromyalgia; and Cinnamon for Diabetes.
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