Exposure to Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals and Cholesterol, Body Weight, and Insulin Resistance in the General U.S. Population

@inproceedings{Nelson2010ExposureTP,
  title={Exposure to Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals and Cholesterol, Body Weight, and Insulin Resistance in the General U.S. Population},
  author={Jessica W. Nelson and Elizabeth E Hatch and Thomas F. Webster},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) are used commonly in commercial applications and are detected in humans and the environment worldwide. Concern has been raised that they may disrupt lipid and weight regulation. OBJECTIVES We investigated the relationship between PFC serum concentrations and lipid and weight outcomes in a large publicly available data set. METHODS We analyzed data from the 20032004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) for participants 1280… CONTINUE READING
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