Type 2 diabetes: Poor sleep slows wound healing

Researchers uncovered a connection between poor sleep and wound healing in type 2 diabetes that could pave the way for new treatments.


Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.


Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, and it impacts the ability of the body to produce insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.


One serious complication of diabetes are ulcers that can form from wounds. Feet are one of the most common places of injury. Small wounds that develop on feet can eventually become ulcers … read more