Based on the research revealed that the marriage can make you live longer, reduce stress, make better heart health, and create social and sexual life better. Beside that, the wedding can also play more than just an expression of love and fidelity.
Researchers at Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine and Chigasaki Municipal Hospital found that men who suffer from diabetes are living with a partner are also less likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of various interrelated factors such as high blood pressure and increased levels of sugars trigger heart attacks and strokes.
To carry out this study, Dr. Yoshinobu Kondo browse for the medical records of 270 patients with type 2 diabetes from 2010 to 2016. The amount is composed of 180 patients were married (109 men, 71 women) and 90 patients who are not married (46 men, 44 women).
The study, presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes revealed that people who are married turned out to have an average body mass index was lower (24.5) than the BMI of people who are not married (26.5). The index measures body fat based on height and weight.
Page Healio.com reported that when compared with unmarried people, married people turned out to have this level of HbA1c, a measure of blood sugar (7.3 percent vs. 7 percent). The lower the number the better. In addition, people who are married also have levels lower metabolic syndrome (54 percent) compared to 68 percent in people who are not married.
After doing statistical adjustment due to the age and sex of the study participants, revealed that people who are married to 50 percent less likely to be overweight.
Men who are married and live with their partner has 58 percent less likely to develop metabolic syndrome than single men, although the same difference was not found for women.
"On the contrary, being single is a risk factor for overweight and the metabolic syndrome, especially among men. Support care was needed to help patients singles with type 2 diabetes manage their weight," said study leader, Dr. Yoshinobu Kondo told Daily mail.