[Literature Library] Metal exposure and gestational diabetes mellitus

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[Literature Library] Metal exposure and gestational diabetes mellitus
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In a prospective cohort study, the associations between urinary metals in early pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was examined among Chinese women. A positive relationship between nickel and GDM incidence was observed whereas all metals mixed exposure (nickel, arsenic, cadmium, antimony, cobalt, vanadium) was positively associated with the risk of GDM.

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Wang X et al. Exposure to multiple metals in early pregnancy and gestational diabetes mellitus: A prospective cohort study. Environ Int. 2019 Dec 18;135:105370.
 

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