Diabetes mellitus Type 2 in the Croatian Population after Chronic Exposure to Arsenic
Croatian-German Research projects within the Programme of Encouraging Joint Participant Exchange in projects established between the Ministry of Science, Education, and Sports and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for 2015-2016
- Head of Project in Germany: Bernhard Michalke, Helmholtz-Zentrum München, Deutsche Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt
- Participating institutions: Clinical Hospital Centre Osijek; Clinical Hospital “Merkur”, Zagreb; Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health, Zagreb
- Participants: Blanka Tariba, Tanja Živković, Adela Krivohlavek (Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health), Vatroslav Šerić (Clinical Hospital Centre Osijek), Marijana Vučić Lovrenčić (Clinical Hospital “Merkur”), Irena Žuntar (Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb)
The main aim of this project is to assess the effect of As exposure on Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 (DMT2) risk in a representative sample of the Croatian population. The proposed study is preliminary in character and designed as a case-control study.