New studies reveal diabetes risks with job stress and the mechanism used to reduce LDL, as well as the effects of depression & diabetes in young men.
Some biological processes associated with lowering blood cholesterol may lead to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). More than one-third of young men with T1DM may be impotent, and depression may play a role. The stress of job insecurity raises the risks of diabetes.
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Influence Diabetes Risks. Abstract link.
Young Men with Diabetes Suffer More Erectile Dysfunction. Abstract link.
Young men with T1DM show a higher prevalence of erectile dysfunction as compared with healthy, age-matched men.
Job Insecurity Stress Raises Diabetes Risks. Abstract link.
The threat of job insecurity and subsequent chronic exposure to anxiety and stress raises the risks of diabetes.