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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 Diabetes.co.uk, 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
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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.

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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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