Diabetes: Lower your risk with sleep and wholegrains

In 2017, over 450 million people globally had diabetes. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help prevent Type 2 diabetes. Two newly released reports reveal how you can lower your risk of developing the disease.
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South Asian immigrants exposed to pesticides have increased risk of diabetes

South Asian immigrants exposed to higher levels of organochlorine (OC) pesticides also are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, meaning there could be a positive association between these pesticides and incidence of diabetes, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.


A frightening new reason to worry about air pollution

A massive study solidifies the link between particulates from cars and diabetes.

Analysis: The metabolic legacy of environmental injustice

The impacts of racism and segregation continue to reverberate in the health of communities of color—and one of the starkest disparities is in diabetes rates.

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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals explain why American minorities are more likely to have diabetes

Black, Latino, and low-income Americans are exposed to more endocrine disrupting chemicals in their neighborhoods—which may explain why those groups have more diabetes
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