Serum Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Insulin Secretion among Children Age 7–9 Years: A Prospective Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Park2016SerumLO,
  title={Serum Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants and Insulin Secretion among Children Age 7–9 Years: A Prospective Cohort Study},
  author={Su Hyun Park and Eunhee Ha and Young Sun Hong and Hyesook Park},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are endocrine disruptors and have been suggested as possible risk factors for diabetes. Few studies have been performed to investigate this association among children. OBJECTIVES In this study, we prospectively examined the relationship between the serum concentration of POPs and glucose metabolism in children. METHODS Data were collected from the Ewha Birth & Growth Cohort Study, an ongoing birth cohort study initially constructed between… CONTINUE READING