Get Adequate Sleep

Continue practicing the Five Essential Habits, Portion Control, Eating to Your Meter, Incorporating Intermittent Fasting, and Reducing Stress every day.

Are you getting adequate sleep?

How is sleep related to diabetes?

How long should I sleep?

Is it possible to sleep too long?

For the answers to these questions and more, please read “Get Adequate Sleep.” Once you figure out what the optimum amount of sleep is for you, then strive to get that amount every night if at all possible. Try to go to bed and get up at approximately the same time every day, even on weekends.

Here’s a 3-minute video, “Sleep for Better Diabetes Control” (December 2016)

Diabetes affects every system of the body, including organs, nerves, sight, hearing, and dental health. So we’re going to focus on three of the most important body functions, beginning next time with your diabetic foot care.

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