Air pollution and type 1 diabetes in children.

TitleAir pollution and type 1 diabetes in children.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsHathout, EH, Beeson, LW, Ischander, M, Rao, R, Mace, JW
JournalPediatric diabetes
Date Published2006 Apr
KeywordsAdolescent, Air pollution, Birth Weight, California, Child, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1, Educational Status, Environmental Exposure, Ethnic Groups, Family, Female, Humans, Incidence, Male, Ozone, Reference Values, Substance-Related Disorders, Sulfates, Tobacco Smoke Pollution

Over the past decade, there has been a worldwide largely unexplained increase in the incidence of type 1 diabetes in young children. This study explores the quantitative role of exposure to specific air pollutants in the development of type 1 diabetes in children.

Alternate JournalPediatr Diabetes