Can Sleep Battle The Obesity Epidemic? Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Fat Metabolism And Insulin

February 19, 2015 7:17 PM

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Can Sleep Battle The Obesity Epidemic? Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Fat Metabolism And Insulin

The link between diabetes and poor sleep quality has already been established, but new research digs a little deeper into that association and helps explain why sleep loss may lead to an increased risk of diabetes.

The study, published in the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Diabetologia, found that sleep deprivation could increase the levels of free fatty acids in the blood, as well as cause temporary pre-diabetic conditions in healthy young men. The study claims to be the first ...

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