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Overworked and underpaid? You may be at greater risk of diabetes
Overworked and underpaid? You may be at greater risk of diabetes

Do you ever feel like your job is killing you? If you work long hours, your job might be giving you diabetes. Health experts have noticed for years that people who spend a lot of time at work are more likely to have various types of health problems, including stress, cardiovascular disease and depression. But efforts to find a direct link between work hours and Type 2 diabetes have been mixed. For instance, a study of manual laborers in Japan found that those who worked more than 53 hours a week had a higher risk of diabetes, while Japanese office workers who logged more than 55 hours a week did not. To get to the bottom of this, an international team of researchers scoured the medical...

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