Lesbian, Bisexual Women at Greater Risk for Type 2 DiabetesMay 21, 2018 |
by Janissa Delzo
What you sexually identify as may impact your risk of developing the most common type of diabetes, a study suggests. The findings, published in May 2018 in Diabetes Care, found that women who self-identify as lesbian or bisexual may have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared with those who identify as heterosexual.
Although previous research on the topic has been inconclusive, the researchers weren’t surprised by their results.