45-Hour Workweek Increases Diabetes Risk in Women [The New York Times]

Women — but not men — who worked long hours were at increased risk of diabetes.

Women who work long hours may be at increased risk for diabetes, a new study has found.

Canadian researchers studied 7,065 workers, following their working hours and health over an average of 12 years. They recorded diabetes diagnoses beginning two years after the subjects enrolled in the study.

They found that compared to women who worked between 35 and 40 hours a week, those who worked 45 hours or more had a 51 percent 

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