PCBs and Diabetes: Pinning Down Mechanisms

Many factors are suspected in the global surge in type 2 diabetes, among them exposures to toxic chemicals including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). To investigate the potential mechanisms of the type 2 diabetes/PCB connection, a team of investigators studied two coplanar PCBs, PCB-77 and PCB-126 [EHP 121(1):105–110; Baker et al.]. They found, via in… CONTINUE READING