SHR # 1070 :: Your Fat Cells Need More Sleep Than The Rest Of Your Body: How Short Or Impaired Sleep Periods Leads To Obesity And Diabetes :: Guest: Dr. Josiane Broussard :: Dr. Broussard discusses the metabolic changes that occur after only four days of short sleep duration and how it precipitates the development of insulin resistance that leads to diabetes. This study is especially significant since Dr. Broussard brought together a group of Sleep Research Experts and Biologists focusing on the energy regulating effects of sleep. The amount of time considered a "short sleep duration" is astonishing since most people would find themselves in this category and think it represents an adequate sleep duration.

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