New study finds link between lack of sleep and type 2 diabetes

February 20, 2015 5:24 PM

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While it is known that not getting enough sleep can have certain health detriments, a recent study may be worse for you than you might think.

This study, according to WebMD, shows that a lack of sleep may be linked to the development of type 2 diabetes. This is because, a lack of sleep can lead to increased levels of a substance called free fatty acids in the blood. These substances interfere with the ability of the hormone insulin to re...

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