Research Topics

  • Dietary Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
  • Dietary Pattern Analysis
  • Biomarkers of Nutritional Intake
  • Gene-Diet Interaction
  • Biochemical and Genetic Predictors of Diabetes and its Complications
  • Risk Prediction Models
  • Metabolic Healthy Obesity

Key Publications

Eckel, N., Li, Y., Kuxhaus, O., Stefan, N., Hu, F. B., Schulze, M. B.: Transition from metabolic healthy to unhealthy phenotypes and association with cardiovascular disease risk across BMI categories in 90 257 women (the Nurses’ Health Study): 30 year follow-up from a prospective cohort study. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 6, 714-724 (2018).

Schulze, M. B., Martínez-González, M. A., Fung, T. T., Lichtenstein, A. H., Forouhi, N. G.: Food based dietary patterns and chronic disease prevention. BMJ 361:k2396 (2018).

Eckel, N., Meidtner, K., Kalle-Uhlmann, T., Stefan, N., Schulze, M. B.: Metabolically healthy obesity and cardiovascular events: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur. J. Prev. Cardiol. 23, 956-966 (2016).

Wittenbecher, C., Mühlenbruch, K., Kröger, J., Jacobs, S., Kuxhaus, O., Floegel, A., Fritsche, A., Pischon, T., Prehn, C., Adamski, J., Joost, H.-G., Boeing, H., Schulze, M. B.: Amino acids, lipid metabolites, and ferritin as potential mediators linking red meat consumption to type 2 diabetes. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 101, 1241-1250 (2015).

Stefan, N., Häring, H.-U., Hu, F. B., Schulze, M. B.: Metabolically healthy obesity: epidemiology, mechanisms, and clinical implications. Lancet/Diabetes Endocrinol. 1, 152-162 (2013).

Kröger, J., Zieteman, V., Enzenbach, C., Weikert, C., Jansen, E. H. J. M., Döring, F., Joost, H.-G., Boeing, H., Schulze, M. B.: Erythrocyte membrane phospholipid fatty acids, desaturase activity, and dietary fatty acids in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 93, 127-142 (2011).

Buijsse, B., Simmons, R. K., Griffin, S. J., Schulze, M. B.: Risk assessment tools for identifying individuals at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Epidemiol. Rev. 33, 46-62 (2011).

Schulze, M. B., Schulz, M., Heidemann, C., Schienkiewitz, A., Hoffmann, K., Boeing, H.: Fiber and magnesium intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study and meta-analysis. Arch. Intern. Med. 167: 956-65 (2007).

Malik, V. S, Schulze, M. B, Hu, F. B.: Intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and weight gain: a systematic review. Am J Clin Nutr. 84: 274-88 (2006).

Schulze, M. B., Manson, J. E., Ludwig, D. S., Colditz, G. A., Stampfer, M. J., Willett, W. C., Hu, F. B.: Sugar-sweetened beverages, weight gain, and incidence of type 2 diabetes in young and middle-aged women. JAMA. 292: 927-34 (2004).