Sleep may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes, study shows

06/19/2013 | ScienceMag.org

A study found that extra sleep on the weekends may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among men. According to the findings, men who got 10 hours of sleep over the weekend showed a 31% increase in insulin sensitivity compared with those who only slept six hours per night. "The good news is that by extending the hours they sleep, adult men -- who over a long period of time do not get enough sleep during the working week -- can still improve their insulin sensitivity," said endocrinologist and lead researcher Peter Liu.

View Full Article in:

ScienceMag.org

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Sr. Product Manager - Professional Development
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Sr. Product Manager - Formative Assessment Product Line
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Account Executive
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations