Study ties air pollution to insulin resistance in children

05/10/2013 | Bloomberg

Air pollution was associated with increased risk of insulin resistance in 10-year-old children, a German study in Diabetologia showed. Researchers said the odds of insulin resistance increased by 17% for every 10.6 micrograms per cubic meter rise in ambient nitrogen dioxide and by 19% for every 6 micrograms per cubic meter growth in particulate matter levels.

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