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Long-term exposure to air pollution associated with an increased risk of type-2 diabetes

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Research and Methods: Subregional/National
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The Integration / Strategies: National strategies, Action plans, Capacity building, Implementation

Long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, a Swiss study has found. The results also suggest that the association between type-2 diabetes and air pollution occurs at concentrations below World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guidelines.

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