Air Pollution and Diabetes in Kids

Air Pollution and Diabetes in Kids

Children’s exposure to air traffic pollution could increase their risk of insulin resistance, which can lead to diabetes in adulthood, IRNA reported Roya Kalishadi, head of the institute for primary prevention of non-communicable diseases, as saying. “Children’s airways are more susceptible to air pollutants, and the lung defense mechanisms against particulate matter pollution and gaseous pollution are not fully evolved,” she added.

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