Associations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in visceral vs. subcutaneous adipose tissue with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.

@article{Kim2014AssociationsOO,
  title={Associations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in visceral vs. subcutaneous adipose tissue with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.},
  author={Ki-Su Kim and Yu-mi Lee and Sang Geol Kim and In-kyu Lee and Hyo-Jeong Lee and Ji-Hyun Kim and Jeongkook Kim and H H Moon and David R. Jacobs and Duk-hee Lee},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2014},
  volume={94},
  pages={151-7}
}
Background exposure to organochlorine (OC) pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) has been linked to type 2 diabetes. As OC pesticides and PCBs mainly accumulate in adipose tissue and there are physiological and clinical differences between visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT), we explored if there were associations of OC pesticides and PCBs in VAT or SAT with type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. Participants were 50 patients with or without type 2… CONTINUE READING