There is increasing evidence that chemicals in the environment may be contributing to diabetes and obesity. For current reviews and discussion take a look at:
- Toxic environment and obesity pandemia: Is there a relationship?
- Impact of environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals on the development of obesity.
Here is specific evidence on the relationship between exposure to bisphenol A and risk of diabetes: Bisphenol A Exposure during Pregnancy Disrupts Glucose Homeostasis in Mothers and Adult Male Offspring. As discussed in previous posts, nearly everyone is exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA) through consumption of food and beverages packaged in plastic.