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Are there any toxic exposures linked to child onset type 2 diabetes?
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Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: MEGACARBS!
Well, am not sure of any 'environmental toxins' causing type 2 diabetes except drugs or chemicals known to be toxic to pancreas including the beta cells.
I guess anything in excess is toxic to our body, so carbs in excess can stress the endocrine pancreas! and that is the most common cause for prediabetes/type 2 diabetes in young ones.

In brief: MEGACARBS!
Well, am not sure of any 'environmental toxins' causing type 2 diabetes except drugs or chemicals known to be toxic to pancreas including the beta cells.
I guess anything in excess is toxic to our body, so carbs in excess can stress the endocrine pancreas! and that is the most common cause for prediabetes/type 2 diabetes in young ones.
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
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Dr. Kamlesh Desai
in terms of food it is not just excess carbs, but any food in excess period.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics
In brief: May be
Animal studies have shown that toxins may predispose to diabetes and obesity not clear the mechanism.

In brief: May be
Animal studies have shown that toxins may predispose to diabetes and obesity not clear the mechanism.
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Dr. Patricia Vuguin
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
In brief: None acknowledged
A number of drugs and chemical agents seem to be toxic to the beta cell (insulin producing cells in pancreas) to cause type 1 diabetes.
Cyclosporin (immunosuppressive), rodenticide vacor, l-aspraginase (chemotherapy for leukemia) are the examples.

In brief: None acknowledged
A number of drugs and chemical agents seem to be toxic to the beta cell (insulin producing cells in pancreas) to cause type 1 diabetes.
Cyclosporin (immunosuppressive), rodenticide vacor, l-aspraginase (chemotherapy for leukemia) are the examples.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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