21 Nov The Link Between Breathing and Diabetes
So how is it linked to diabetes? These sleep disturbances caused by upper airway issues disrupts the body’s metabolism and may lead to other problems like sugar intolerance and insulin resistance. This of course could result in diabetes. One study found that problems related to metabolism are higher in people with sleep apnea. It also found that using a CPAP device can improve the body’s ability to break down sugar.