Endocrine disruptors and their pathway to metabolic imbalance
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Endocrine disruptors
diabetes mellitus type 1
diabetes mellitus type 2
dibutyl phthalate

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Sánchez, P., Zanabria, M., Latorre, S., Calvache, J., Coy, A., & Rojas, W. (2020). Endocrine disruptors and their pathway to metabolic imbalance. Revista Colombiana De Endocrinología, Diabetes &Amp; Metabolismo, 7(1), 38–42. https://doi.org/10.53853/encr.7.1.567


Since the last century, lifestyle changes have made us increasingly dependent on industrial tools for our current days duties. Without realizing it, many of these components can be harmful to our health, it is the case of chemical products which in animal and human studies have shown alterations of the immune system, increasing the risk of endocrinopathies such as type 1 diabetes (Dt1), type 2 diabetes (Dt2) and obesity; these components are known as endocrine disruptors (ED); The objective of this narrative description is to mention the more frequently used ED associated with the endocrine pathologies.

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