Increased Rate of Hospitalization for Diabetes and Residential Proximity of Hazardous Waste Sites

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BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies suggest that there may be an association between environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that residential proximity to POP-contaminated waste sites result in increased rates of hospitalization for diabetes. METHODS We… (More)

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