Diabetes: How optimism may influence your risk

ANA SANDOIU | January 27, 2019

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New research suggests that optimism may have a protective effect against type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women. A range of factors can raise the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Some of these factors such as diet, physical activity, and weight can be modified. Others, including ethnicity, genes, and age, cannot. Some recent studies have suggested that a person's psychology can also influence their diabetes risk. Depressive symptoms, for example, correlate strongly with a higher risk of incident diabetes, and researchers have suggested that depression is "included among risk factors that indicate intensified screening for diabetes."

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