French researchers used a cohort of 74,247 women born between 1925 to 1950 and found those with active migraine were at a reduced risk of developing type 2 diabetes during 10 years of follow-up, compared with those without migraine history. The findings in JAMA Neurology showed that after adjusting for potential diabetes risk factors, active migraine prevalence dropped from 22% to 11% during the 24 years before diabetes diagnosis and remained stable at around 11% for 22 years after diagnosis.
Migraine tied to lower diabetes risk in women, study finds
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