TITLE

Arsenic May Increase Diabetes Risk

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Oct2008, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study investigating whether inorganic arsenic in groundwater can increase the risk of diabetes. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health discovered higher arsenic content in the urine of people with type 2 diabetes who had participated in a health survey. Researcher Ana Navas-Acien suggests a correlation make exist between diabetes and the drinking of water contaminated with arsenic.
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34906345

 

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