POSTPONED: Pollution in Our Bodies: How Chemicals Can Contribute to Diabetes

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POSTPONED: Pollution in Our Bodies: How Chemicals Can Contribute to Diabetes

Time: April 20, 2012 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: TuDiabetes homepage
Website or Map: http://www.tudiabetes.org
Event Type: video, chat
Organized By: Emily Coles
Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2012

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Please note: this videochat has been postponed due to a schedule conflict for the presenter.  The event will be re-posted with a new date ASAP.

Join us 1-2pm PST, 4-5pm EST for a presentation and discussion of environmental factors that may relate to diabetes with U. of Albany professor and prolific environmental scientist David Carpenter.

 

Dr. Carpenter's publications include:

Environmental contaminants as risk factors for developing diabetes. Rev.Environ.Health 23(1):59-74.


Diabetes in relation to serum levels of polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides in adult Native Americans. Environ.Health Perspect. 115(10):1442-1447.

 

"A review of the science linking chemical exposures to the risk of obesity and diabetes"

Role of Environmental Chemicals in Diabetes and Obesity: A National Toxicology Program Workshop Report. Environ.Health Perspect. In press.

 

 


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Comment by Linda G on April 16, 2012 at 2:40pm

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DHF TEAM

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(Interim Executive Director, has type 1)
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(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

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(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

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