Dioxin and diabetes mellitus: an analysis of the combined NIOSH and Ranch Hand data.

@article{Steenland2001DioxinAD,
  title={Dioxin and diabetes mellitus: an analysis of the combined NIOSH and Ranch Hand data.},
  author={Kyle N. Steenland and G. Calvert and Nicholas C Ketchum and Joel E. Michalek},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={58 10},
  pages={641-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To reanalyze in a similar manner the two principal studies of TCDD (tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin) and diabetes in an attempt to reconcile disparate results. METHODS Data from 990 United States Air Force veterans (Ranch Hand) and 1275 referents were reanalyzed, and a NIOSH population of 267 chemical workers and 227 referents. The Ranch Hand veterans had lower concentrations of lipid adjusted serum TCDD (median 12 parts per trillion (ppt)) than the NIOSH workers (median 75 ppt) when… CONTINUE READING

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