Insufficient sleep raises risk of type 2 diabetes

02/27/2013 | (U.K.)

A study at Surrey University found that lack of sleep can disrupt genes needed for maintaining good health. Analyzing the blood of 26 subjects who got as much as 10 hours of sleep during a one-week period and comparing it to their blood after a week of insufficient rest, investigators found changes in the activity of 711 genes involved in metabolism, the immune system and inflammation that could trigger obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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