Poor sleep affects young diabetics
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
A study in the January issue of SLEEP suggests that young diabetics may be struggling to get a good night’s sleep, resulting in worse control of their blood sugar, poorer school performance and misbehavior. Researchers from the University of Arizona also found that nearly one-third of the diabetic youths in their study had sleep apnea, regardless of weight.