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

  title={Arsenic and diabetes and hypertension in human populations: a review.},
  author={C. Chen and S. Wang and Jeng-Min Chiou and Chin-Hsiao Tseng and Hung-Yi Chiou and Yu-Mei Hsueh and Shu-yuan Chen and Meei-Maan Wu and M. Lai},
  journal={Toxicology and applied pharmacology},
  volume={222 3},
  • C. Chen, S. Wang, +6 authors M. Lai
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Toxicology and applied pharmacology
  • 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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