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Kristen Knutson PhD - Uni of Chicago- SLEEP & Diabetes

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Kristen L. Knutson, PhD.presented a topic that is always interesting to me, Sleep Deficiency and Diabetes. She said that, due to the prevalence of diabetes, it is important to identify modifiable risk factors.Dr. Knutson's basics:

  • Sleep loss and poor sleep quality may increase the risk of diabetes and obesity.
  • Persons with diabetes have increased risk of poor sleep and OSA, (Obstructive Sleep Apnea which may impair their ability to control their diabetes.