Hysterectomy plus oophorectomy raises diabetes risk in older women

11/14/2013 | DailyRx.com

Data on 2,597 postmenopausal women showed those who underwent hysterectomy plus oophorectomy were 57% more likely to develop diabetes compared with those who went through natural menopause. Researchers also found that women who went through either natural or surgical menopause at a younger age had higher odds of developing diabetes. The findings were published in Diabetes Care.

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