Persistent Organic Pollutants as Risk Factors for Obesity and Diabetes

Persistent Organic Pollutants as Risk Factors for Obesity and Diabetes Curr Diab Rep (2017) 17:132 DIABETES EPIDEMIOLOGY (NM MARUTHUR, SECTION EDITOR) Persistent Organic Pollutants as Risk Factors for Obesity and Diabetes 1 3,4,5 1,2 1,2 Chunxue Yang & Alice Pik Shan Kong & Zongwei Cai & Arthur C.K. Chung Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract epidemiologic studies suggest a positive association between Purpose of review The rising prevalence of obesity and dia- POPs and risk of developing diabetes. betes cannot be fully explained by known risk factors, such as Summary Understanding the relationship of POPs with obe- unhealthy diet, a sedentary lifestyle, and family history. This sity and diabetes may shed light on preventive strategies for review summarizes the available studies linking persistent or- obesity and diabetes. ganic pollutants (POPs) to obesity and diabetes and discusses . . . plausible underlying mechanisms. Keywords persistent organic pollutants obesity diabetes Recent findings Increasing evidence suggest that POPs may metabolic diseases act as obesogens and diabetogens to promote the development of obesity and diabetes and induce metabolic dysfunction. POPs are synthesized chemicals and are used widely in our Introduction daily life. These chemicals are resistant to degradation in chemical or biological processes, which enable them to exist According to the data Current Diabetes Reports Springer Journals

Persistent Organic Pollutants as Risk Factors for Obesity and Diabetes

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