Long-term exposure to air pollution and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a multiethnic cohort.

@article{Park2015LongtermET,
  title={Long-term exposure to air pollution and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a multiethnic cohort.},
  author={Sung Kyun Park and Sara Dubowsky Adar and Marie S. O'Neill and Amy H. Auchincloss and Adam Szpiro and Alain G. Bertoni and Ana Navas-Aci{\'e}n and Joel D. Kaufman and Ana V. Diez-Roux},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={181 5},
  pages={
          327-36
        }
}
Although air pollution has been suggested as a possible risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), results from existing epidemiologic studies have been inconsistent. We investigated the associations of prevalence and incidence of DM with long-term exposure to air pollution as estimated using annual average concentrations of particulate matter with an aerodynamic diameter of 2.5 μm or less (PM₂.₅) and nitrogen oxides at baseline (2000) in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. All… CONTINUE READING
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