Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Get your Zzz's to Prevent Diabetes

A study that restricted sleep to 5.5 hours per night for 2 weeks increased insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance when their bedtime was increased to 8.5 hours per night. The Researchers state that paired with the negative aspects of a Western lifestyle lack of sleep may increase the risk of developing diabetes later in life.

So make the time to get some good quality shuteye, it also helps in controlling a healthy weight.



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