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How will sleep affect my risk of diabetes?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Lack of sleep

May increase your chance of cardiac disease, stroke and diabetes.

In brief: Lack of sleep

May increase your chance of cardiac disease, stroke and diabetes.
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Poor sleep

Recent studies suggest that sleep deprivation makes it harder 2 control appetite because leptin (a hormone that signals that you've had enough 2 eat) levels drop, while ghrelin (a hormone that stimulates hunger) levels rise, creating a diet disaster. After just 3 nights of disturbed sleep, Insulin sensitivity decreased in study participants (the same metabolic effect as gaining 20-30 lbs).

In brief: Poor sleep

Recent studies suggest that sleep deprivation makes it harder 2 control appetite because leptin (a hormone that signals that you've had enough 2 eat) levels drop, while ghrelin (a hormone that stimulates hunger) levels rise, creating a diet disaster. After just 3 nights of disturbed sleep, Insulin sensitivity decreased in study participants (the same metabolic effect as gaining 20-30 lbs).
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