Naps Longer Than 30 Minutes Linked To Risk For Diabetes In Older Adults

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Out of 27,009 Chinese participants ages 45 and older, about 70 percent reported taking naps regularly during the afternoon. Researchers found impaired fasting plasma glucose (IFG), commonly known as prediabetes, increased in a “dose-dependent” manner as naps increased in length. The increase in pre-diabetes was noted only in naps longer than 30 minutes

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