Association of Urinary Metal Profiles with Altered Glucose Levels and Diabetes Risk: A Population-Based Study in China

@inproceedings{Feng2015AssociationOU,
  title={Association of Urinary Metal Profiles with Altered Glucose Levels and Diabetes Risk: A Population-Based Study in China},
  author={Wei Feng and Xiuqing Cui and Bing Liu and Chuanyao Liu and Yang Xiao and Wei Lu and Huan Guo and Meian He and Xiaomin Zhang and Jing Yuan and Weihong Chen and Tangchun Wu},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Elevated heavy metals and fasting plasma glucose (FPG) levels were both associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. However, studies on the associations of heavy metals and essential elements with altered FPG and diabetes risk were limited or conflicting. The objective of this study was to evaluate the potential associations of… CONTINUE READING