Maternal exposure to traffic-related ambient particles and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus with isolated fasting hyperglycaemia: A retrospective cohort study in Beijing, China

CONCLUSION: Our findings suggest that exposure to traffic-related ambient particles may increase GDM risk by exerting adverse effects on fasting glucose levels during pregnancy, and support continuing efforts to reduce traffic emissions for protecting vulnerable population who are at greater risk of glucose metabolism disorder.PMID:35447399 | DOI:10.1016/j.ijheh.2022.113973
Source: International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Source Type: research