Cadmium exposure and incidence of diabetes mellitus - results from the malmö diet and cancer study.

Yan Borné, Björn Fagerberg, Margaretha Persson, Gerd Sallsten, Niklas Forsgard, Bo Hedblad, Lars Barregard, Gunnar Engström

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Abstract

Cadmium is a pollutant with multiple adverse health effects: renal dysfunction, osteoporosis and fractures, cancer, and probably cardiovascular disease. Some studies have reported associations between cadmium and impaired fasting glucose and diabetes. However, this relationship is controversial and there is a lack of longitudinal studies.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere112277
JournalPLoS ONE
Volume9
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
  • Other Clinical Medicine

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