Women At Higher Risk Of Type 2 With Shift WorkThe Diabetes Site
id you know that women who work crazy long hours are at a 40% to 60% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes? A recent in depth study has found that nurses who are working at least three night shifts per month in addition to day and evening shifts are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, due to their poor eating habits, irregular sleep patterns, or not getting enough sleep.
Watch as Jeri-Lynn Tagg has witnessed how her long hours and rotating shifts caused her gestational diabetes diagnosis during pregnancy, and continuation of multiple shifts brought back her diabetes five years later. Learn how to prevent the higher risk long shifts can give you along with how to prevent a type 2 diagnosis overall.