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Study: People with blood type B are more likely to develop diabetes

A research study published in the scientific journal Diabetologia revealed that people with blood type B are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to people with blood type O.

According to a report by "The Times or India" for the study, 80,000 women were observed to determine the relationship between blood type and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and among those 3553 people were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and people with non-O blood were more likely to develop the disease. .

People with blood type B are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes

According to the study, women with blood type A were 10% more likely to have type 2 diabetes compared to women with type O, however women with blood group B were 21% more likely to have diabetes than women with blood type O.

When comparing each group with negative blood type O, which is also a global donor, women with positive blood group B were more likely to have type 2 diabetes.

Why are people with blood type B most at risk?

According to the researchers, the relationship between diabetes risk and blood type is still unknown, but there are some possible explanations. According to the study, there is a protein in the blood called "non-Willebrand factor", which is higher in people who do not have type O blood and has been associated with higher levels Blood sugar, and the researchers also said that these blood types are also linked to different molecules known to be linked to type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes complications

If someone has type 2 diabetes it affects the way the body organizes and uses sugar, this raises blood sugar levels, which if not treated simultaneously can be very dangerous.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) if you have prediabetes, some lifestyle changes can help you delay type 2 diabetes, but aside from an unhealthy lifestyle, there are many other external factors that can help. It increases your risk of developing the disease, and one of these factors is your blood type.