Mentally tiring work may increase diabetes risk in women

27.03.2019

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Women who find their work mentally tiring have an increased risk of developing diabetes independent of other risk factors. A recent review suggested that work-related stress might be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in women, but more investigation is needed.