Work Stress and Diabetes

October 6, 2014

Did you know that stress in the workplace, long known for its increased risk of cardiovascular disease, can be linked to increased risk of diabetes as well?  A study done in Germany found “Men and women who experience high job strain are at higher risk for developing [type-2 diabetes] independently of traditional risk factors”.  The study authors urge that: “Preventive strategies to combat the globally increasing [type-2 diabetes] epidemic should take into consideration the adverse effects of high strain in the work environment.”

Here is the link to the entire article:

Work Stress Raises Diabetes Risk

As always,

Be well,

Diane Silverman R.Ph.
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