Posts Tagged ‘sleep’

Sleep ’tis a gentle thing..

Oh Sleep..’tis a gentle thing, belov’d from pole to pole.. Our occasional blogger, Dave Barnes, has shared his thoughts on the ‘night life’ experienced by most people living with type 1 diabetes: the lack of sleep, the various physical needs that must be attended to through the night, the impossibility of an uninterrupted night’s sleep,…

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The fear of sleep with diabetes

Guest post from Georgia Hall It’s hard to explain the immense fear of going to sleep some nights. No matter what your most recent Blood Glucose Level (BGL) was, there is always that massive cloud of the ‘unknown’ hovering over you at night. Sometimes I don’t freak out, most of the time I don’t and…

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Sleep: zzzzzz…. are you sleeping well?

sleep and diabetes

Guest Post from David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator What is Sleep Apnoea? People with sleep apnoea stop breathing while they are sleeping. This causes them to wake up gasping and can happen as many as hundreds of times per night, although sleep apnoea sufferers do not usually remember waking up. If you have sleep apnoea, your health may be in…

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Sleep & Diabetes

how to get a better sleep with diabetes

Guest Post David Mapletoft, Diabetes Educator How are you sleeping at night? All too often, the answer is the same: not well. Diabetes and sleep problems often go hand in hand. Diabetes can cause sleep loss, and there’s evidence that not sleeping well can increase the risk of developing diabetes. Symptoms Symptoms associated with insufficient sleep…

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