The associations between phthalate exposure and insulin resistance, β-cell function and blood glucose control in a population-based sample.

In developed countries, phthalate exposure is ubiquitous. Previous studies have shown an association between phthalate levels and health effects. To test associations between phthalate exposures, estimated from urinary phthalate metabolites, and insulin resistance, β-cell function and glucose control. Data were obtained from a cross-sectional, nationally… CONTINUE READING