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Trace Arsenic in Drinking Water Linked to Type II Diabetes

"A new analysis of government data is the first to link low-level arsenic exposure, possibly from drinking water, with Type 2 diabetes, researchers say. The study's limitations make more research necessary. And public water systems were on their way to meeting tougher U.S. arsenic standards as the data were collected. "

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Ah, more and more lovely news -- and the place I spent far too many years has one of the highest *naturally occuring* arsenic levels in the US.
I don't think it relates to my hubby's diabetes(I think the 2 litres of pop a day had more effect), but it sure makes the case for making the standards tougher and being aware of the reports on your local water. I had never really looked at the reports here, even though they are available.