Is Pesticide Exposure Linked to Type 2 Diabetes?

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That's good, first question submitted from a viewer, Is pesticide exposure connected to developing type 2 diabetes? Well there does seem to be a connection between exposure the pesticides and the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Even though many pesticides have been banned in the US and other countries around the world, they're still in the environment and present in the fat of animals and humans.

A study done in Finland found out that those with the highest exposure to pesticides were twice as likely to have diabetes than those with the least exposure. Now are fish eaters at risk for diabetes? People that ate salmon and tuna were not. OK, what about mercury? Well, actually now it depends on how you get the fish? But salmon is probably have less mercury that the tuna.

OK, that's good to know. It depends on.