Why hot flushes and night sweats are a red flag

Health risks are particularly pronounced for those with late-onset symptoms
Red flag

Menopausal vasomotor symptoms are associated with a significantly increased risk of type 2 diabetes, particularly for women with night sweats.

But only those with late-onset or postmenopausal symptoms are at risk, say the authors of the 20-year study of more than 150,000 US women.