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Study Finds Link Between Diabetes, Napping

News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Research doesn't prove cause and effect STOCKHOLM-Daytime drowsiness and taking long naps during the day was associated with an increased prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, according to a review of past studies.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Being sleepy during the day is usually an indication of low blood sugar caused by reactive hyperinsulinemia.  Eventually the beta cells of the pancreas get burned out, and the result is type 2 diabetes.

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