5 Eating Habits That Are Making You Tired

What and how you eat can affect your energy level throughout the day. If you are feeling groggy, maybe these tips will help you to get some spring back into your step. 

The Sleep/Weight Connection

In recent years, we have witnessed lifestyles becoming increasingly hectic, resulting in less sleep for many. Simultaneously, obesity and related diseases, including diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease (CVD), have spread into pediatric populations and...

Diabetes and Fatigue

High blood glucose slows blood circulation, so cells might not get the oxygen that they need. High blood glucose also causes inflammation, which leads to the infiltration of immune cells into the nervous system and results in fatigue as they signal the brain to sleep. Low...

35 Foods for Better Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, the average human requires between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night. If you are having trouble meeting this goal, instead of reaching for an over-the-counter or prescription sleep aid, try remedying your sleep patterns by adding...

Tiredness Is Sometimes a Sign of Something Else

Everyone is tired sometimes and usually for good reason. Emotional stress, too much exercise, or long hours at the office are just a few reasons that people give for feeling tired. However, sometimes tiredness is a sign of something more. Some of the most common medical...

Sleep Disorder Screening

  Patient Name: ___________________________        Date: _____________________ Screener Name: _____________________________ Medical Record #: ___________ Questions to ask patient: (circle yes or no for each)

Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Roughly 12 million Americans have sleep apnea, and the prevalence is high among people with diabetes. In fact, according to some research, sleep apnea increases the risk of diabetes by 250%–300%.  Obstructive sleep apnea is the most common form of sleep apnea. It is a...

Sleep: How It Can Affect Diabetes Control

You probably know that getting a good night’s sleep is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. After all, you know that you should sleep 8 hours each night. When you fail to get enough sleep, you might not feel like yourself and might even begin to feel run-down. But did...

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