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Lesbian, Bisexual Women at Greater Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

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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.

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