Navigation Links
One Sleepless Night Ups Insulin Resistance
Date:5/6/2010

Increase in type 2 diabetes may be related to trend toward less sleep, researchers suspect

THURSDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Adding to the many reasons why people should get adequate sleep, researchers now say that just one sleepless night can cause insulin resistance, a component of type 2 diabetes.

The study included nine healthy people whose insulin sensitivity was measured after a night of normal sleep (about eight hours) and after a night of four hours of sleep.

"Our data indicate that insulin sensitivity is not fixed in healthy subjects, but depends on the duration of sleep in the preceding night," lead author Dr. Esther Donga, of the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, said in a news release from The Endocrine Society. "In fact, it is tempting to speculate that the negative effects of multiple nights of shortened sleep on glucose tolerance can be reproduced, at least in part, by just one sleepless night."

The study will be published in the June issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

"Sleep duration has shortened considerably in western societies in the past decade and simultaneously, there has been an increase in the prevalence of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes," Donga said. "The co-occurring rises in shortened sleep and diabetes prevalence may not be a coincidence. Our findings show a short night of sleep has more profound effects on metabolic regulation than previously appreciated."

Further research is needed to determine if treatments that improve sleep duration may help stabilize glucose levels in people with diabetes, she added.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has more about type 2 diabetes.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: The Endocrine Society, news release, May 5, 2010


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Sleepless Nights Plague America
2. Sleep More, Lose Weight – Sleeplessness Linked to Obesity
3. New Book About a Parent's Worst Nightmare – The Loss of a Child
4. The Perfect Mother's Day Gift Idea: A Good Night's Sleep
5. “An Evening Of Hope” - Tonight is the Official Pre-Event for this Year's American Cancer Society Starry Night Gala
6. American Cancer Society's Inaugural Starry Night Gala Premiers at Trump National Golf Club
7. Canadian EMR Vendor Nightingale Exhibiting at Spring 2010 Canada Health Infoway Partnership Conference
8. "An Evening of Hope” - The Official Pre-Event for This Year's American Cancer Society Starry Night Gala
9. Last-Minute Tax Tip: Get a Good Night's Sleep
10. American Cancer Society's Inaugural Starry Night Gala Premiers at Trump National Golf Club
11. Nibble Fish Arrive in Arlington Just in Time for Beautiful Toes for Oscar Night
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Pivot ... 2015 Best in KLAS: Software & Services for HIT Implementation Support & Staffing ... report independently ranks vendor performance by healthcare executives, managers and clinicians representing over ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... ... Dr. Justin Scott and Dr. Lydia Muccioli of Pure Dental Health ... in need. The event is scheduled to take place on February 27, 2016 from ... dental care to community members in need. Each patient will be given the opportunity ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... founder of CitiDent, announces that it is now welcoming orthodontist, Dr. Amanda ... CitiDent offers a complete range of oral health care, including general dentistry, cosmetic ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... In sleep, when ... as a dream. A hallmark feature of patients with eating disorders is significant self-criticism, ... eating disorder behaviors and obsessions are regarded as maladaptive means for coping with this ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... manufactures practical mobile kitchens, recently announced the debut of their latest mobile kitchen ... Mobile Kitchens provides organizations with modern, high-volume commercial kitchens for use anywhere in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016  The Senior Care Pharmacy ... Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) ... today,s hearing , "Developments in the Prescription ... and growing questions about abusive pharmacy benefit manager ... (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) are ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... , Feb. 4, 2016 Wegener ... Global Markets Direct,s, ,Wegener Polyangiitis - Pipeline ... Wegener Polyangiitis,s therapeutic pipeline. This report provides ... Polyangiitis, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, ... (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Frontier Pharma: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is ... the airways and lungs. Persistent breathing difficulties and ... one of the leading causes of morbidity and ... COPD is linked to cumulative exposure to risk ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: