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In a scientific first, researchers gave people BPA — and saw a link to precursor of type 2 diabetes
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In a scientific first, researchers gave people BPA — and saw a link to precursor of type 2 diabetes

The controversial study suggests that BPA exposure deemed safe by the feds could alter the amount of insulin released and elevate people's type 2 diabetes risk

A first-of-its-kind study of a small group of people exposed to a very small amount of bisphenol-A (BPA) is raising questions about the federal government's stance that low doses of the common chemical are safe — as well as the ethics of conducting such an experiment on humans.

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