Sunday, September 29, 2013

Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-Related Death Risk, Study Suggests

Parenthood May Reduce Diabetes-­Related Death Risk, Study Suggests 
Benefits more pronounced for women than men, researchers contend

Type 1 diabetes patients with children have a lower risk of death than those without children, but the benefits of parenthood are stronger in women than in men, a new study finds.
Previous research has shown that diabetes ­related complications put people with type 1 diabetes at greater risk for death than people in the general population.