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Ask the Doctors - How can air pollution increase the risk of type 2 diabetes?

July 20, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can air pollution increase the risk of type 2 diabetes?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: A recent study found that air pollution increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes. How can that be? Air pollution can’t possibly raise blood sugar levels. I can understand your disbelief.  My first thought when I saw this study was that it was correlative, not causative. In other words, air quality is simply […]

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Tags: air pollution, Ask the Doctors, Dr. Robert Ashley, metabolic dysfunction, pollutants, type 2 diabetes