Researchers conducted a two-part experiment involving 16 individuals and found those who drank a cocktail containing 0.05 mg of the chemical bisphenol A had a higher insulin amount released, on average, increasing their risk for type 2 diabetes, compared with those who drank a cocktail without BPA. The findings in the Journal of the Endocrine Society revealed "an effect with a dose of BPA that shouldn't produce an effect," said study co-author Angel Nadal.
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