Type 2 diabetes patients who slept for less than 4.5 hours or more than 8.5 hours had significantly higher A1C levels than those who slept for 6.5 to 7.4 hours, a Japanese study indicated. "Our findings suggest that patients with either a short or long sleep duration should be considered high-risk patients for poor glycemic control, and this may have important implications for the clinical management of diabetes," researchers wrote in Diabetes Care.
Poor A1C levels seen with short, very long sleep duration
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