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. 2011 Aug;78(8):549-58.
doi: 10.3949/ccjm.78a.10165.

Does Lack of Sleep Cause Diabetes?

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Does Lack of Sleep Cause Diabetes?

Carol Touma et al. Cleve Clin J Med. .
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Several lines of evidence indicate that chronic lack of sleep may contribute to the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Adequate sleep and good sleep hygiene should be included among the goals of a healthy lifestyle, especially for patients with diabetes. We urge clinicians to recommend at least 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep per night as part of a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Out of Morpheus' embrace.
    Mandell BF. Mandell BF. Cleve Clin J Med. 2011 Aug;78(8):498. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.78b.11008. Cleve Clin J Med. 2011. PMID: 21807920 No abstract available.

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