Maternal arsenic exposure and gestational diabetes and glucose intolerance in the New Hampshire birth cohort study

@inproceedings{Farzan2016MaternalAE,
  title={Maternal arsenic exposure and gestational diabetes and glucose intolerance in the New Hampshire birth cohort study},
  author={Shohreh F. Farzan and Anala Gossai and Yu Chen and Lisa Chasan-Taber and Emily R. Baker and Margaret R. Karagas},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a major pregnancy complication with detrimental effects for both mothers and their children. Accumulating evidence has suggested a potential role for arsenic (As) exposure in the development of GDM, but current studies have not assessed As exposure from water, urine or toenail samples. METHODS We investigated the association between As exposure and risk of glucose intolerance and GDM among 1151 women enrolled in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort… CONTINUE READING
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