PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — According to a new report from Scandinavia, stress not only has short term health issues but long-term health issues as well.
A 12 year study found that being bullied at work was associated with a 46 percent increased risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.READ MORE: 'Hold Him Accountable': Philadelphia School District Teacher Let Student Make Wooden Gun In Shop Class, Parent Says
Exposure to workplace violence or threats of violence was linked with 26 percent rise in Type 2 diabetes.READ MORE: All Lanes Of I-95 Northbound Near Bridge Street Closed Due To Crash
This news is not that surprising, because recent reports have suggested that psychosocial issues at work, such as job insecurity and long working hours, have been associated with an increased risk of diabetes.MORE NEWS: At Least 3 People Shot, Killed In Violent Thursday Night In Philadelphia
This was not a small study, it included over 45,000 men and women between the ages of 40-65 who did not have diabetes at the start of the study.