Edmonton Journal: Study shows too little sleep may raise diabetes risk

Release Date: March 1, 2010

An article in the Edmonton Journal looks at a study by Lisa Rafalson, NRSA fellow and research assistant professor of social and preventive medicine, that showed that inadequate sleep can have negative health consequences, including raising the risk of infections, heart disease, stroke and cancer. Her research was presented at the Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention.

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