A person with diabetes who is 20 to 30 pounds overweight can become resistant to insulin. A study conducted by the University of Chicago concluded that just 3 nights of poor sleep can cause an similar type of resistance. Diabetics with poor sleep patterns experience a similar danger compared to those who are overweight, with a reduced insulin sensitivity by 25%!*
If you are diabetic, then you know how important it is to have your body respond well to insulin. In addition to exercise and a healthy diet, be sure to regulate a stable sleep pattern to help your body and your medicine manage your diabetes.
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