Diabetes Symptoms, Diet & Cure: Long Working Hours Increase Risk of Disease

September 25, 2014 9:46 AM

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Those who have jobs that require more than 55 hours of work in a week may need to slow down - although the job's nature must be considered.

A study published in The Lancet revealed that individuals in low socioeconomic status groups who manually labor over 55 hours a week tend to have higher chances of developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM). The study found that the risk was 30% more than those who worked 35 to 40 hours per week.

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