#Loneliness and type 2 #diabetes incidence: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Loneliness is associated with all-cause mortality and coronary heart disease. However, the prospective relationship between loneliness and type 2 diabetes onset is unclear.. ..A total of 264 (6.42%) participants developed type 2 diabetes over the follow-up period. Loneliness was a significant predictor of incident type 2 diabetes (HR 1.46; 95% CI 1.15, 1.84; p = 0.002) independent of age, sex, ethnicity, wealth, smoking status, physical activity, alcohol … Continue reading #Loneliness and type 2 #diabetes incidence: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

Loneliness around the world: Age, gender, and cultural differences in loneliness

Highlights •Younger people reported more loneliness than the middle-aged. •The middle-aged reported more loneliness than older people. •Men reported more loneliness than women. •People in individualistic (vs. collectivist) countries reported more loneliness. •Age, gender, and culture interacted to predict loneliness. https://bit.ly/3eYVzk2 Continue reading Loneliness around the world: Age, gender, and cultural differences in loneliness