Healthy Sleep and Diabetes Management

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According to the National Sleep Foundation’s guidelines, most adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night.  If you have diabetes, not getting enough sleep can negatively affect your diabetes management. Too little sleep can: Cause elevated blood sugars. Increase insulin resistance. Make you feel hungrier the following day. Make you more likely to choose […]

Sleep 101: A guide to how missing zzz’s can affect your health

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Do you feel like your day is hustling and bustling and you’re never getting enough sleep? You’re not alone. Many adults in the U.S. are in the same boat. Whether it’s being tethered to our cell phones or having the bad habit of falling asleep while binge-watching Netflix, our quality of sleep has steadily declined […]

NMC Health to Offer Pulmonology and Added Sleep Services

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Newton Medical Center announced today plans to offer pulmonology and additional sleep medicine services. Steven Ronsick, MD, FCCP, medical director of Newton Medical Center’s Sleep Disorders Center, will begin seeing patients on the hospital’s campus beginning in May. “We’re excited to be able to offer these services to the community. This addition will provide an […]