Longitudinal Associations Between Ambient Air Pollution with Insulin Sensitivity, β-Cell Function, and Adiposity in Los Angeles Latino Children

26 Jan 2017Tanya L. Alderete, Rima Habre, Claudia M. Toledo-Corral, Kiros Berhane, Zhanghua Chen, Frederick W. Lurmann, Marc J. Weigensberg, Michael I. Goran, Frank D. Gilliland

Ambiant air pollution exposure may contribute to development of type 2 diabetes through direct effects on insulin sensitivity and β-cell function.

Cohort Study
2 effects
314 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

PM25 Outdoor Air Pollution Contaminant risk & protective factor

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Minor increase risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Lymphatic system

Low evidence
13.0%

PM25 Outdoor Air Pollution Contaminant risk & protective factor

Insulin Resistance Lymphatic outcome
Minor increase risk of Insulin Resistance
Lymphatic system

Moderate evidence
13.0%