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Extra sleep can help cut women’s risk of diabetes – but unfortunately not for men – Miriam Stoppard – Mirror Online

A Dutch-led team of researchers has studied almost 800 healthy middle-aged men and women to learn more about the link between sleep and diabetes

Source: Extra sleep can help cut women’s risk of diabetes – but unfortunately not for men – Miriam Stoppard – Mirror Online

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CPAP Apnea Devices Help Control Blood Sugar in Diabetics

The study, published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, tracked 50 patients with both OSA and uncontrolled Type 2 diabetes. Some were asked to use CPAP masks, while the others were not.

After six months, the researchers found CPAP users had lower levels of insulin resistance and hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels — key markers of diabetes — than nonusers. In addition, the CPAP group had fewer inflammatory proteins and other biomarkers associated with Type 2 diabetes blood sugar control.

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