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Chapter 15. Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and the Endocrine System

Robert D. Vorona, MD, FCCP
DOI: 10.1378/smbr.4th.163
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  • Understand the relationship between sleep and hormones

  • Learn the effect of hormonal aberrations on sleep (eg, acromegaly and sleep apnea)

  • Gain knowledge of the effect of sleep disorders on hormonal function (eg, sleep apnea and insulin resistance)

  • Gain an appreciation of the peripheral effects of sleep restriction and the possible link between reduced sleep and obesity

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