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Working for more than 55 hours a week can trigger diabetes

Sep 25, 2014    

London People engaged in manual work or other low socio-economic status jobs for more than 55 hours per week doing have a 30 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, warns a new study.The analysis of data from four published studies and 19 studies with unpublished data involving 2,22,120 men and women led the researchers to come to the conclusion that type 2 diabetes is more likely to develop in people working more than 55 hours a week compared to those putting in a normal 35 to 40 hour week."The analysis took into account health behaviours such as smoking and physical activity...

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