- February 9, 2016
- Posted by: emobile
- Category: Researcher's Corner
Emobileclinic Researcher’s corner
Having Trouble Sleeping? Experts are saying you should check your Blood Sugar
Diabetes type 2 is said to be associated to sleeping difficulties says a recent research. This is ascertained after a research studied 133,354 women with no diabetes for a period of 10 years. Some studies had earlier associated sleeping difficulties with diabetes type 2 but the Yanping Li, the lead researcher said theirs ‘highlight the importance of sleep disturbance in the development and prevention of type 2 diabetes. According to her other factors such as hypertension, BMI and depression symptoms was noticed in combination.
Emphasis was also placed on the duration of sleep.
The A professor of nutrition and epidemiology at Harvard said ‘it’s not just quantity of sleep, but quality as well’
Under the period of the study, 6,407 cases of type 2 diabetes was discovered. There was higher discoveries of diabetes with women who reported four certain sleeping conditions (sleeping difficulty, frequent snoring, sleep duration of less than 6 hours and sleep apnoea ‘or rotating shift work’ says the researchers.