2. Long Sleepers Risk Type II Diabetes
Here’s some serious medical research to sleep on…or not! According to this 2013 study published by the American Diabetes Association, excessive sleepers (as well as those who skimp on sleep regularly) tend to have increased blood sugar levels.
As you likely know heightened blood sugar levels—in addition to carrying around excess weight, consuming an unhealthy diet, and living a sedentary lifestyle— are all factors that increase the chances of developing type II diabetes.