Work stress and low sense of coherence is associated with type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Swedish women.

  title={Work stress and low sense of coherence is associated with type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Swedish women.},
  author={Emilie Elisabet Agardh and Anders Ahlbom and Tomas Andersson and Suad Efend{\'i}c and Valdemar E R Grill and Johan Hallqvist and Anders Norman and C. G. Ostenson},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={26 3},
OBJECTIVE The risk of type 2 diabetes is suggested to be increased for individuals exposed to stress. We analyzed the association of work stress by high demands, low decision latitude, and job strain (combination of high demands and low decision latitude) with type 2 diabetes. We also studied low sense of coherence (SOC) (a factor for successful coping with stressors) in association with type 2 diabetes. Finally, we investigated the combination of SOC and demands or SOC and decision latitude in… CONTINUE READING
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