Long-Term Exposure to Low-Level Arsenic in Drinking Water and Diabetes Incidence: A Prospective Study of the Diet, Cancer and Health Cohort

21 Oct 2014Elvira Vaclavik Bräuner, Rikke Baastrup Nordsborg, Zorana Jovanovic Andersen, Anne Tjønneland, Steffen Loft, and Ole Raaschou-Nielsen

Long-term exposure to low-level arsenic in drinking water may contribute to the development of diabetes.

Cohort Study
1 effect
10 years
57053 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Arsenic Contaminant risk & protective factor
Arsenic
Contaminant

Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Minor increase risk of Diabetes
Lymphatic system

High evidence
1.99%