Having a job is a problem for diabetes management

Being “time poor” rather than financially poor has a detrimental impact on management of diabetes, Australian research has found.

When Victorian researchers investigated the effect of economic hardship on self-management of type 2 diabetes they were surprised to find no significant link between the two after adjusting for other factors.

However, they did find a link between employment status and markers of good diabetes management.

In a study of 915 participants in the