Diabetics Risk From Your Cosmetics

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This is alarming news for women using cosmetics.

Surprisingly, Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals or phthalates are found in moisturizers, nail polishes, soaps, hair sprays, perfumes, health and skin care creams may elevate and trigger diabetic risk in women.

A team of researchers from the division of women’s health at Brigham and women’s hospital, Boston, analyzed urinary concentrations of phthalates in a survey and tests conducted on over 2000 women.

Diabetics Risk From Your CosmeticsThe results were stunning and they found that women with the highest levels of the specific phthalates had almost twice the risk of diabetes, compared to women with lowest levels of those chemicals.

It was found that phthalates apart from being found in the cosmetic products were also found in the medication to cure diabetes.

This could also clearly show the higher level of phthalates in diabetic women.

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