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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.
Ask The Pharmacist Group


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