The 2016 global and national burden of diabetes mellitus attributable to PM2·5 air pollution

PM
2·5
air pollution is associated with increased risk of diabetes; however, a knowledge gap exists to
further define and quantify the burden of diabetes attributable to PM
2·5
air pollution. Therefore, we aimed to define
the relationship between PM
2·5
and diabetes. We also aimed to characterise an integrated exposure response function
and to provide a quantitative estimate of the global and national burden of diabetes attributable to PM

Author : Benjamin Bowe, Yan Xie, Tingting Li, Yan Yan, Hong Xian, Ziyad Al-Aly
Source : The Lancet Volume 2, ISSUE 7, Pe301-e312, July 01, 2018
Year Published : 2018
Date posted : September 7, 2018
Categories
Health
Atmospheric sciences Ecology
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I thought diabetes was all about cane sugar in our food.