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About 30% Of People With Diabetes Are Below 45 Years: Know Why

Irregular working shifts, prolonged working, increased physical inactivity, and sleep cycle disruptions predispose employees to develop type 2 diabetes.

Written by Tavishi Dogra | Updated : May 24, 2023 3:53 PM IST

Office Shift Culture

Erratic shift culture in offices can put employees with type 2 diabetes at risk more than people without varying work shifts due to various factors.

Type 2 Diabetes In Elderly

The incidences of type 2 diabetes are increasing rampantly in the age group of 30-40 years due to their lifestyle practices, increasing obesity, including erratic shift culture in offices.

Metabolic Conditions

People working in MNCs and other corporate structures work erratic shifts and long hours, resulting in metabolic conditions.

Circadian Rhythm

The body’s internal clock regularly cycles between sleep and alert. The experimental evidence indicates circadian disruption impairs beta cell function and insulin sensitivity, impairing glucose tolerance.