Type 2 diabetes & sleep disorders: the sleeping giant
Healthy sleep is a key lifestyle component in the management of type 2 diabetes  as highlighted by the ADA/EASD 2022 consensus report. Sleep disorders are common in type 2 diabetes and are associated with an increased risk of obesity and impairments in daytime functioning and glucose metabolism Additionally, obstructive sleep apnoea affects over half of people with type 2 diabetes and its severity is associated with blood glucose levels. This relationship is bidirectional.
- Waking up to the importance of duration & quality of sleep as major metabolic risk factors
- Double Trouble: the bidirectional association of T2D & Obstructive Sleep Apnoea/Hypopnoea Syndrome (OSAHS)
- Rise & shine: practicing healthy sleep hygiene