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Research links work stress to diabetes risk in women

Women whose jobs involved "very mentally tiring" work were 21% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared with those with "little or not mentally tiring work," according to a study in the European Journal of Endocrinology. Researchers studied more than 70,000 women and found that the association between stressful work and diabetes remained even after adjusting for other factors, including cardiometabolic risk factors and unhealthy lifestyle habits.

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