Children who sleep an hour less at higher risk of type 2 diabetes, says study -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Children who sleep an hour less at higher risk of type 2 diabetes, says study

08/18/2017

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The NHS Choices recommended sleep duration for a 10 year old is 10 hours and so a child getting just one hour less has a higher risk, say researchers.