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Common Household Products and Type 2 Diabetes

posted by Helaine Ciporen 8/12/11

Medical science has discovered how sensitive the insulin receptor sites are to chemical poisoning. Childhood exposure to toxins in common household products, from toys to household cleansers, may be related to diabetes. Mothers on a Mission is taking action to protect our kids.

A group of moms were recently on a stroller brigade in New York City to bring awareness to hidden chemical dangers and support of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. “We’re really concerned that we continue to put things in the environment and then wonder decades later whether there’s a potential for human health effects and that’s just not the right principal to be operating under,” said Dr. Maida Galvez, of Mount Sinai’s Environmental Health Center. “Less is more so if you can minimize the use of products in general, that’s probably the safest bet.”

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