A new study finds certain environmental factors, particularly the presence of a pesticide derivative or the chemical PCB, were strongly associated with the development of diabetes. Other factors, such as the nutrient beta-carotene, served a protective role in preventing the disease.
The study applied advanced analytics technology to data from publicly accessible databases, including the Centers for Disease Control's National Health and Nutrition system, and the Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrient Database, among others.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access