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Breast size linked with diabetes risk

Young women with a larger bra cup size may be at higher risk of diabetes in adulthood, says a new study led by St. Michael's Hospital physician Joel Ray. The study also suggests a woman can measure her breast size in her early 20s to gauge her risk for developing the disease in middle age.

Toronto, January 29, 2008

a woman with lower back painYoung women with a larger bra cup size may be at higher risk of diabetes in adulthood, says a new study led by St. Michael's Hospital physician Joel Ray. The study also suggests a woman can measure her breast size in her early 20s to gauge her risk for developing the disease in middle age.

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  • The published study in CMAJ.