Sleep loss and the development of diabetes: a review of current evidence.

@article{Schultes2005SleepLA,
  title={Sleep loss and the development of diabetes: a review of current evidence.},
  author={Bernd Schultes and Sebastian Schmid and Achim Peters and Jan Born and Horst Lorenz Fehm},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={113 10},
  pages={563-7}
}
Emerging evidence suggests that short duration of sleep and sleep disturbances increase the risk of developing diabetes. The mechanism of this presumed adverse influence of sleep loss on glucose metabolism is not well understood yet. However, in diabetes research and diabetes care, the multitude of influences of sleep and sleep loss on glucose regulation has been largely neglected so far. Here, we provide a short overview of the current epidemiological and experimental evidence for a potential… CONTINUE READING