Study links rising prevalence of Type 2 diabetes to less sleep

05/7/2010 | HealthDay News

A small study found that one short night of sleep is enough to cause insulin resistance, which could increase the risk for Type 2 diabetes. The finding suggests that the trend toward shorter sleep duration, especially in Western countries, over the past decade might be contributing to the increase in insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes prevalence, the lead researcher said.

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