The Link Between Sleep and Diabetes


Whenever diabetes patients enter Lynn Maarouf’s office with out-of-control blood sugar levels, she immediately asks them how they are sleeping at night. All too often, the answer is the same: not well.

“Any time your overweight or obese is a risk factor for the development of diabetes.

There is also a link between diabetes and sleep apnea, a sleep disorder marked by loud brain would awaken you before the alarm goes off.”