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Circadian Preference Linked to Depression Rates in Type 2 Diabetes

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People with type 2 diabetes who prefer staying up late tend to have higher rates of depression according to research exhibited at the ENDO 2017 conference in April 2017. The researchers looked at people living in different geographic regions as well to see if evening or morning preferences were affected by sunlight concentration. When researchers adjusted for age, sex, sleep quality, and other factors, patients with a “late chronotype” (people who preferred staying up late at night) reported a higher number of depression symptoms than patients with a morning chronotype did. Read more in the Endocrinology Advisor article.

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