Shift work boosts type 2 diabetes risk, especially among males

July 25, 2014 11:32 AM

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A new study reveals a work rotation environment may lead to a bigger risk of developing type 2 diabetes. There is a 9 percent overall risk increase for those working shifts than for those employed in an office environment, and the figure spikes to 37 percent for male workers.(Photo : Steve Jurvetson)

A new study reveals a work rotation environment may lead to a bigger risk of developing type 2 diabetes. There is a 9 percent overall risk increase for those working shifts than for those employed in an office environment, and the figure spikes to 37 percent for male workers.

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