Advertisement

Topics

Disparities in exposure to toxins may drive higher diabetes rates in minorities

19:00 EST 14 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Illinois at Chicago) Unequal exposure to environmental pollutants acting as endocrine-disrupting chemicals is an under-recognized risk factor that may play a key role in driving the higher rates of diabetes among minority and low-income populations, according to a new article in the journal Diabetes Care.

Original Article: Disparities in exposure to toxins may drive higher diabetes rates in minorities

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "Disparities in exposure to toxins may drive higher diabetes rates in minorities"

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Relevant Topic

Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas caused by the release of activated pancreatic enzymes. Common triggers are biliary tract disease and chronic heavy alcohol intake.  Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation...