New study shows nitrogen oxide and ozone exposure in womb linked to Type 1 diabetes

A just-published study shows that exposure to nitrogen oxides and ozone in the womb is linked to an increased risk of Type 1 diabetes in children.

Diesel engines are the main source of nitrogen oxides.

Source: Argonne National Laboratory

Diabetes has been linked to air pollution by many studies.  Read about the new study in the first link, and review prior research in the second.  With thanks to Sarah Howard for her good work!

Air Pollution Exposure during Pregnancy and the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in the Offspring, April 17