FB Study Shows Sleep Deprivation During Pregnancy Ups Diabetes Risk

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Study: Sleep Deprivation During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Diabetes

Study: Sleep Deprivation During Pregnancy Increases Risk of Diabetes

An analysis of eight separate sleep studies involving pregnant women found that women who slept less than 6.25 hours per night were almost three times as likely to have gestational diabetes than those who slept more. The researchers suggest that hormonal shifts as well as inflammation tied to lack of sleep can lead to insulin resistance and high blood glucose levels. Abnormally high blood sugar levels during pregnancy may lead to macrosomia and may also increase the risk for maternal development of type 2 diabetes.  “Minimizing sleep disruption is important,” said lead author Dr. Sirimon Reutrakaul. “It’s another factor that may influence overall health.”

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