Working the night shift? It may raise your risk of diabetes


New Delhi: Researchers have warned that people who work the night shift are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, a precursor to cardiovascular diseases.

Different professions across the globe require people to work odd, sometimes bizarre shifts.

Various studies have shown and we’re sure you have felt it too, that these shifts, especially the night shift, often tend to cause an imbalance within your system and lead to health issues.

Even though some may feel comfortable with nights shifts, your health is ultimately bearing the brunt of the changes in your body-clock and lifestyle.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose).

The study found that people working irregular or rotating shifts with usual night shifts were 44 percent more likely to have Type 2 diabetes.

In addition, compared to day workers, all shift workers were more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, except for permanent night shift workers, the researchers…

Read More



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here