How do environmental pollutants affect the development and progression of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)?

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Some studies suggest that environmental pollutants may play a role in the development and progression of type 2 diabetes mellitus. [44] A structured and planned platform is needed to fully explore the diabetes-inducing potential of environmental pollutants.


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