There is a connection between sleep and diabetes. Diabetes can cause sleep disturbances, yet adequate sleep directly benefits blood sugar management. If we’re not getting quality sleep it can be a vicious circle. But I can give you some tips for improving your sleep.
Getting a good night’s rest can help in blood glucose management as well as overall health. So what should you watch out for if you have Type 1? Here are the most common sleeping disorders that you may be faced with and some basic advice on how to maintain healthy sleep hygiene.Continue reading
People with diabetes have interrupted sleep on a regular basis – from need to urinate during the night because of high blood sugars, waking to treat a low blood sugar and then having difficulty falling back to sleep, high and low CGM alarms or even worries about diabetes that keep you up at night.Continue reading
Diabetes and sleep are intricately connected, and many people with type 2 diabetes experience poor sleep quality or insomnia. The good news is that careful attention to diet, exercise, and blood sugar levels can make a world of difference to sleep quality and, in turn, to overall health.
Most people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have their sleep interrupted by their diabetes at some point, due to symptoms of low or high blood sugar, alarms on their insulin pump or continuous glucose monitor (CGM), capillary blood measurements, etc.Continue reading