DVR the Late Show and go to bed. Current research now confirms that the quality of your sleep not only increases your risk of Type 2 Diabetes, it also increases its severity. Archives of Internal Medicine published a 2006 study asserting this. The conclusion of their cross-sectional study clearly states that sleep quality is a significant predictor of blood sugar levels. This makes proper rest an important part of diabetic intervention, management, and even prevention. Sleep is a simple remedy that is worth its weight in gold.

Knutson KL, Ryden AM, Mander BA, Van Cauter E. Role of sleep duration and quality in the risk and severity of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Sep 18;166(16):1768-74. PubMed PMID: 16983057. –