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Rotating night shifts may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Female nurses who rotated night shifts (at least three night/month in addition to days and evenings in that month) had a “modestly increased” risk of type 2 diabetes according to results from the Nurses’ Health Study I published in PLoS Medicine. Read more, including comments from the journal’s editor. http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001141. Access the American Nurse Today article “Nutrition tips for nurses who work shifts.” “Nutrition tips for nurses who work shifts.”

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