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
Volume7
Issue2
Pagination81-7
Date Published2006 Apr
ISSN1399-543X
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
Abstract

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