Work Stress Raises Diabetes Risk by 45 Pc

by Bidita Debnath on  August 23, 2014 at 10:48 PM Research News   - G J E 4
High level of stress at work raises the risk of type 2 diabetes by 45 percent, finds a new study.

According to, nearly half the people studied with high job strain had a 45 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than people with low job strain.
 Work Stress Raises Diabetes Risk by 45 Pc
Work Stress Raises Diabetes Risk by 45 Pc

The study, which used the Karasek job content questionnaire to measure work strain, also found that one in five workers was affected by high mental strain at work.

Lead researcher Prof Karl-Heinz Ladwig said that keeping in view the huge health implications of stress-related disorders, preventive measures to prevent common diseases such as diabetes should also begin at this point.

Source: ANI

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