Today in the news on "Science Daily," a doctor, Naresh Punjabi, M.D., Ph.D., reported his findings from a study he did sactioned by the American Thoracic Society.
He reported that his research showed that sleep disordered breathing (SDB) was strongly associated with a decrease in the three major metabolic pathways that the body uses to metabolize glucose— insulin sensitivity, glucose effectiveness, and pancreatic cell function— independent of adiposity.
In other words, his research tells us that sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is characterized by multiple physiological deficits that increase the predisposition for type 2 diabetes mellitus.
So, I was just wondering, how many people on this site are Type 2 and also have Sleep Apnea. Let me know. I find this extremely interesting. Could it be that our Sleep Apnea might have had something to do with us getting diabetes? I have both.
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