The impact of sleep disturbances on adipocyte function and lipid metabolism.

@article{Broussard2010TheIO,
  title={The impact of sleep disturbances on adipocyte function and lipid metabolism.},
  author={Josiane L. Broussard and Matthew J. Brady},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={763-73}
}
Classically, sleep has been considered to serve an essential restorative function for the brain. However, there are an increasing number of studies linking decreased sleep quantity and/or quality in humans to an increased obesity and diabetes risk. Reductions in sleep quantity or quality lead to an increase in hunger and appetite, which chronically could predispose an individual to obesity. Carefully controlled studies have shown that two nights of insufficient sleep is causally linked to a… CONTINUE READING

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