• Even low levels of air pollution increase risk for diabetes

    15 days ago - By Healio

    Exposure to air pollution may contribute to millions of new diabetes cases globally each year, according to a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health.
    “Our research shows a significant link between air pollution and diabetes globally,” Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University and the study's senior author, said in a press release. “We found an increased risk, even at low levels of air pollution currently considered safe by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and WHO. This is important because many industry lobbying groups
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