People with high mercury levels have increased diabetes risk

04/8/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Data on nearly 3,900 young adults showed those with higher levels of mercury had a 65% greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes as they got older but showed healthier lifestyles compared with other participants. The lead researcher said the findings, published in Diabetes Care, emphasize the importance of choosing seafood known to contain low levels of mercury.

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