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Increased stress at work linked to higher risk of diabetes: study

BEIJING: Workers who experience an increase in stress on the job over time may be more likely to develop diabetes than their coworkers who don’t, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined data on 3,730 petroleum industry workers in China. At the start of the study, none of the workers had diabetes. After 12 years of follow-up, workers who experienced increasing stressful tasks on the job were 57 percent more likely to develop diabetes, the study team reports in Diabetes Care. At the same time, workers who…