Type 2 diabetes: these are the risk factors

Danger! Jet lag. Alter the sleep-wake cycle It's not a good idea. Workers who suffer from jet lag often or who have night shifts they have more possibilities to develop diabetes. The alteration of circadian rhythm It affects insulin-secreting pancreatic cells, resulting in an increase in blood glucose, according to research published in Science Translational Medicine.

Time for nap? The possibility of suffering type 2 diabetes It also increases (up to 46%) if naps last more than 40 minutes. Sleeping an hour in the middle of the day prevents the body from controlling the production of insulin, according to a study by the University of Tokyo (Japan).

Eye to stress

The pressures that we suffer on a daily basis and how we deal with them are also reflected in our chances of suffering from this problem. Undergo stress permanently increases the risk up to 45% to end up suffering this disease, according to a study by the University of Gothenburg (Sweden).