Arsenic May Increase Diabetes Risk

October 2008
Science Teacher;Oct2008, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p26
Academic Journal
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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