Study finds no connection between BPA, diabetes risk

09/19/2011 | Reuters

Data on 3,400 Chinese adults showed no clear relationship between bisphenol A levels in urine and the risk of diabetes, disputing a 2008 study that found higher BPA levels increased diabetes risk. The new study found participants with the highest BPA levels had a 37% higher risk of diabetes than the group with the lowest levels, but those with the second-highest BPA levels did not show any increased risk, researchers said. The findings appear in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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