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Living Near High Traffic Areas Linked to Higher CRP Levels For Those On Insulin

Apr 16, 2015
 

C-reactive protein levels in people using insulin who live near high traffic areas were found to be high compared with those who took oral diabetes medications, according to a 356-patient study. This suggests patients taking insulin are more vulnerable to inflammation when exposed to heavy traffic. Environmental Pollution., Volume 202, July 2015, Pages 58–65