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Pesticides Up Risk of Diabetes

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 23, 2011 at 9:07 AM Diabetes News   - G J E 4
Risk of Type 2 diabetes was found to increase with exposure to certain pesticides, a recent study has revealed.
 Pesticides Up Risk of Diabetes
Pesticides Up Risk of Diabetes
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Organochlorines and PCB's was found to interfere with the body's ability to regulate glucose. These chemicals when present in the environment as well as in animals can pose a huge risk to humans. 

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The presence of some of the compounds can increase the risk of obesity, which in itself is a huge risk factor for diabetes.



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