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Irregular Sleep Schedule May Be Linked To Increased Risk Of Metabolic Disorders, Study Suggests

The Houston Chronicle (6/6, Weber) reported a new study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, “a division of the National Institutes of Health,” indicates “that each hour that bedtime and sleep duration varies can create as much as a 27 percent increased risk of a metabolic disorder.” The study found concerning “average sleep duration, people whose bedtimes and hours slept varied more were found to have higher rates of metabolic disorders.” The findings were published in the journal Diabetes Care.

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