Melatonin and Sleep

There is some data that women with the lowest secretion of melatonin had about twice the risk of developing type 2 diabetes (after controlling for demographic lifestyle and other risk factors). It was concluded than more research is needed to elucidate final association between sleep melatonin concentration and type 2 diabetes. It is still not clear whether melatonin supplementation has a roll in treatment of metabolic syndrome.

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