Metal exposure and gestational diabetes mellitus
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.
Link to Publication: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.jproteome.9b00211
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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