Higher HbA1C rates seen in diabetes patients who sleep late

05/15/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Type 2 diabetes patients who go to bed late and sleep in late showed higher BMI and HbA1C rates, had more depressive symptoms and were more likely to require insulin, a study in Diabetes Care indicated. Patients who sleep late also tend to eat more calories at dinner, which may lead to negative metabolic effects, researchers said.

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