Has diabetes changed how well you sleep? Parents or caregivers Yes, I don't sleep as well as I did before diabetes 65% 75 No, I sleep as well as I did before diabetes 7% 8 I'm not sure 2% 2 People with diabetes Yes, I don't sleep as well as I did before diabetes 12% 14 No, I sleep as well as I did before diabetes 10% 12 I'm not sure 3% 4
Total votes: 115
Has diabetes changed how well you sleep?Poll dates: January 30 - February 6, 2013
Total Votes: 115
In early 2011, we reported on a study that looked at sleep in families who have kids with diabetes (Insufficient Sleep in Young Patients With Diabetes and Their Families). That study led to this poll, which shows that parents of kids with type 1 diabetes overwhelmingly report that diabetes has negatively impacted their sleep, as do a majority of people with type 1 diabetes. This should come as no surprise to parents, especially to parents of young kids, who often check blood sugars in the middle of the night.
These graphs show the extent of the impact on sleep that CWD families report:
Parents overwhelmingly report negative sleep impact
A lot of people with diabetes report negative sleep impact
We had similar results when we ran this poll last year.
Last Updated: Wednesday February 06, 2013 12:44:32
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