Arsenic and diabetes and hypertension in human populations: a review.

  title={Arsenic and diabetes and hypertension in human populations: a review.},
  author={Chien-Jen Chen and Shu-li Wang and Jeng-Min Chiou and Chin-Hsiao Tseng and H H Chiou and Y L Hsueh and Shu-yuan Chen and M Wu and Mei-Shu Lai},
  journal={Toxicology and applied pharmacology},
  volume={222 3},
Long-term exposure to ingested arsenic from drinking water has been well documented to be associated with an increased risk of diabetes mellitus and hypertension in a dose-response relationship among residents of arseniasis-endemic areas in southwestern Taiwan and Bangladesh. An increased risk of self-reported hypertension but not diabetes was reported in a community-based study of residents who consumed drinking water with a low level of arsenic. Increased glycosylated hemoglobin level and… CONTINUE READING
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