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- Jerrett, Michael; Brook, Robert; White, Laura F.; Burnett, Richard T.; Yu, Jeffrey; Su, Jason; Seto, Edmund; Marshall, Julian; Palmer, Julie R.; Rosenberg, Lynn; Coogan, Patricia F.
- Environment international 2017 v.102 pp. 42-47
- African Americans; United States Environmental Protection Agency; air pollution; air quality; disease incidence; insulin resistance; models; nitrogen dioxide; noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; oxidative stress; ozone; particulates; prediction; quality of life; women; United States
- ... Ozone is a ubiquitous air pollutant with increasing concentrations in many populous regions. Toxicological studies show that ozone can cause oxidative stress and increase insulin resistance. These pathways may contribute to metabolic changes and diabetes formation. In this paper, we investigate the association between ozone and incident type 2 diabetes in a large cohort of African American women.W ...
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