Well Being

17 Reasons All College Students Should Be Getting Their Beauty Rest

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2. It lowers the likelihood of diabetes


People often associate type 2 diabetes with people who are significantly overweight or obese. While a healthy diet and exercise are obviously key in that aspect of diabetes prevention, which can be made easier by a good night's sleep many are surprised to find out that actually, diabetes doesn't discriminate by size. This means that even very thin people can become diabetic if they’re not treating their bodies right, and a huge part of that is getting enough sleep.
Being overtired makes it harder for your body to regulate your blood sugar levels, making it way more (up to 2.5 times) likely for a person to develop diabetes.