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Low melatonin levels linked to twofold increased risk of diabetes
Low melatonin levels linked to twofold increased risk of diabetes

(April 2, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Boston - Melatonin levels may be connected to type 2 diabetes, according to a report published in JAMA. Researchers compared 370 diabetic women to 370 controls, all of whom were taking part in a long term study. After accounting for risk factors such as BMI, family history, smoking, diet, and levels of exercise, researchers found that participants who had low levels of melatonin secretion during sleep were at 2x increased risk of type 2 diabetes

 
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