Shift work linked to type 2 diabetes

Men who work shifts are at 37% higher risk of type 2 diabetes than other workers, according to Chinese analysis of international studies .

And those who work rotating shifts over different parts of a 24-hour cycle are the most likely to develop the condition, with a 42% increased risk.

All shift schedules, with the exception of mixed shifts and evening shifts, are associated with a statistically significant higher risk than normal daytime schedules, write the