Posted by: philadelphiadieseldifference | October 18, 2010

National Study Finds Strong Link Between Diabetes and Air Pollution

BOSTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A national epidemiologic study finds a strong, consistent correlation between adult diabetes and particulate air pollution that persists after adjustment for other risk factors like obesity and ethnicity, report researchers from Children’s Hospital Boston. The relationship was seen even at exposure levels below the current EPA safety limit.

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