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Sleep and Diabetes

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Pregnant Women Who Snore Are More Likely to Develop Diabetes

Women who frequently snore-at least three nights a week-run a substantially higher risk of developing gestational diabetes during pregnancy than non-snorers.

Comments 0 comments - Jul 9, 2009 - * * * * *

If You Think Cat Naps Are the Answer to Short Nighttime Sleeps, Brits Say Naps Not Good Type 2

If you fancy cat naps and think that they might be a handy way to circumvent the ill effects of too little sleep at night (see Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours a Night? Your Risk of Developing a Type 2 Precursor Is Nearly 5x Higher), think again: A British study of the napping habits of more than 16,000 people in China has concluded that taking a nap even once a week can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 26 percent over people who never take naps.

Comments 7 comments - Mar 25, 2009 - * * * * *

Sleeping Less Than Six 6 Hours a Night? Your Risk of Developing a Type 2 Precursor Is Nearly 5x Higher

If you get less than six hours of sleep per night, your risk of developing impaired fasting glucose rises by a factor of 4.56, according to a report from the American Heart Association. 

Comments 2 comments - Mar 25, 2009 - * * * * *

Sleep Apnea Therapy Improves BG Levels in Type 2s

A common treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) decreased the average glucose level during sleep of type 2s who were newly diagnosed with OSA. After seven weeks of the therapy, known as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), the diabetic patients' average BG level fell 20 mg/dl.

Comments 1 comment - Dec 22, 2008 - * * * * *

Diagnose Your Own Sleep Apnea
Diagnose Your Own Sleep Apnea

A small, portable device used for the home diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea has been deemed very reliable, according to new research presented at the 2008 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, in Chicago, Illinois.

Comments 0 comments - Sep 29, 2008 - * * * *

More on the Sleep Apnea/Diabetes Connection: Doctors Urged to Take It More Seriously
More on the Sleep Apnea/Diabetes Connection: Doctors Urged to Take It More Seriously

Despite the fact that 94 percent of doctors are aware of the association between sleep apnea and diabetes, only 47 percent of them screen for the condition in their patients with diabetes. 

Comments 3 comments - Sep 4, 2008 - * * * * *

Z-z-zs Tell All

Women who snore are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a study conducted by doctors at Harvard.

Comments 0 comments - Sep 1, 2002 - Not Yet Rated

Z-z-zs Tell All: Snoring Shown to Be a Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Women who snore are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to the results of a study conducted by doctors at Harvard.

Comments 0 comments - Sep 1, 2002 - Not Yet Rated

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