FMU - August 2010 - Audio Download
Topics: Obesity and Persistent Organic Pollutants; The Diabetogenic Effects of Exposure to Persistent Organic Pollutants; Age-Specific Reference Ranges for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs); The Case for Obesogens; The Impact of Endocrine-Distrupting Chemicals
Clinician/Researcher of the Month: David R. Jacobs, PhD
Dr. David Jacobs is currently Mayo Professor of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Jacobs has been collaborating with Dr. Duk-Hee Lee, from Kyungpook National University in South Korea, for a number of years and much of their work is related to the topic of persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Dr. Bland and Dr. Jacobs specifically discuss findings related to serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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