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Under the Hood Depression Symptoms And Diabetes: Poor Sleep In Diabetics Linked To Mental Health Condition 

A new study has found that diabetics who are "night owls," or people who stay up late and sleep late, have a higher risk of depression than individuals with other sleeping patterns. According to the research, if this is confirmed, it could have significant applications for diabetes patients; though depression is uncommon in this demographic, it can be particularly dangerous if not treated.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
This was simply a correlation study.  What is known from a casual standpoint is that depression is an inflammatory disease.  It is likely that disruption of natural circadian rhythms may increase inflammatory responses in the brain which would increase depression.

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