Short-term Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Vascular Reactivity in Diabetic Patients

Barbara Hoffmann, Heike Luttmann-Gibson, Allison Cohen, Helen Suh, Brent Coull, Joel Schwartz, Osama Hamdy, Chris Foley, Peter Stone, Edward Horton & Diane Gold
Background: Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) has been associated with physiologic and inflammatory changes related to vascular dysfunction. People with diabetes might be more vulnerable to the cardiovascular effects of air pollution. We examined whether short-term exposure to fine particles is associated[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]