Lesbian, Bisexual Women at Greater Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

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Additionally, the authors point out that participants self-reported their health measures, which could potentially led to errors or misclassification.

Despite these limitations, Sumlin describes the study as a “great start,” especially considering the inconclusiveness of previous research.

“To help reduce the impact of type 2 diabetes, especially among young lesbian, bisexual women, let’s address the psychological stress and stigma these women experience,” Sumlin suggests.