Habitual Short Sleep Independently Raises Type 2 Diabetes Risk Despite Healthy Eating Habits

6 Mar 2024 • Adults sleeping less than 6 hours daily demonstrated a notably higher T2D risk, even among those with healthy eating habits.

  • A cohort study analyzing data from 247 867 adults in the UK Biobank found that individuals sleeping less than 6 hours daily had a notably higher risk of developing T2D compared with those with 7 to 8 hours of sleep.
  • The increased risk associated with short sleep persisted independently, indicating that adopting a healthy diet may not mitigate the risk for those with habitual short sleep duration.

Source: JAMA | Read full story

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