An hour shaved from shuteye here, twenty minutes there. What are the dangers of insomnia? The cost might be larger than you think. When a team at the Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar evaluated the sleep patterns of over 500 participants over the course of a year, they calculated that those with sleep debt were 72% more likely to be obese than their counterparts. Their chance of developing type 2 diabetes jumped by 39%. These findings are consistent with numerous other studies mapping the effects of sleep insufficiency with insulin resistance. But what’s surprising about

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