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Women Suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Carry Diabetes Risk

Women who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, are almost two times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, something that has been seen in male military veterans. The risk for diabetes is highest among women who suffer the greatest number of PTSD symptoms. Investigators used data from the large Nurse’s Health Study that followed 50,000 women over a 22-year period.  More than 3,000 of them developed type 2 diabetes. Researchers found women who were diagnosed...

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