Study links shorter arm length to higher diabetes risk

03/1/2012 | FoodConsumer.org

Data on 658 second- and third-generation Japanese- Americans showed those who had the shortest total arm length were 51% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared with those who had longer total arm length. The study in Diabetologia also found those with a shorter total upper arm length had a 44% higher risk of diabetes.

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