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Prenatal air pollution exposure tied to higher blood sugar during childhood

There's also not much that expectant parents can do to change their exposure to air pollution, unless they're in a position to move to a place with better air quality

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Lisa Rapaport | Reuters 

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Kids who are exposed to air pollution in the womb may have higher blood levels during childhood than kids without this exposure, according to a study that suggests particle pollution could be an environmental risk factor for diabetes.

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First Published: Sat, January 11 2020. 23:13 IST