The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (2014) reported, “An increasing number of epidemiological studies show an association between short sleep duration, sleep disturbances, and circadian desynchronisation of sleep with adverse metabolic traits, in particular obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.” You can read the summary titled, The Metabolic Burden of Sleep Loss.
The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. (2014). The Metabolic Burden of Sleep Loss. The Lancet.