estrogen helps prevent and treat type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women

New evidence suggests that estrogen helps prevent and treat type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women.

This is a surprise. Researchers were looking to see if estrogen was harmful for women with diabetes...instead they found out that estrogen actually helps.

Postmenopausal women who take estrogen seem to have almost a five-fold lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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