Sufferers of both Type 2 diabetes and sleep apnoea could lose eyesight within four years

July 24, 2017

Source: MNT

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Date of publication: July 17

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered that patients who suffer from both Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea are at greater risk of developing a condition that leads to blindness within an average period of less than four years.

 

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Long naps and daytime sleepiness could increase risk of diabetes

October 1, 2015

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Date of publication: 18 September 2015

Publication type: News story

Length of publication: 1 web page

In a nutshell: Excessive daytime sleepiness and long naps can
signal many things, from working late to sleep disturbance. According to a new study, however, daytime sleepiness and taking long naps may both also be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.