Diabetes Mellitus: Associated health effect of air pollution exposure

Indoor Air Cartoon Journal, July 2018, Volume 1, #14

There is evidence suggesting that the increasing population of people with diabetes mellitus could be due to their exposure to air pollution, especially in the indoor environment – building, bus, train, etc. The outdoor environment is a major source of the pollutants in the indoor environment. Air pollutants find their way into the indoor environment through outdoor to indoor air-exchange – ventilation and infiltration. What would this finding mean to building users, operators, policymakers, and owners?

Diabetes Mellitus_IAC 14Do you want to know more about this topic? Read Eze et al. (2015) and Rajagopalan and Brook (2016) papers.

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