Diabetes mellitus and arsenic exposure: a second look at case-control data from a Swedish copper smelter.

@article{Rahman1995DiabetesMA,
  title={Diabetes mellitus and arsenic exposure: a second look at case-control data from a Swedish copper smelter.},
  author={Mahfuzar Rahman and Olav Axelson},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={773-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To find out whether a newly found association between diabetes mellitus and arsenic in drinking water in Taiwan could be reproduced in copper smelters with arsenic exposure. METHODS Extended analysis of a previous case-control study from 1978 was based on death records and objective exposure information from the company. The final analysis included only those employed at the smelter. Cases were 12 people with diabetes mellitus on the death certificate and those for whom there was… CONTINUE READING
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