Effects of sleep disorders and 25-OH Vitamin D levels on HbA1c levels in geriatric type 2 diabetic patients.

KESKİN A. , BİLGE U., Unalacak M., Kilic S., YILDIZ P., SELÇUK E. B. , ...More

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH-INDIA, vol.27, no.2, pp.537-542, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Page Numbers: pp.537-542


Introduction: Sleep disorders and insufficient vitamin D levels can impair control of diabetes mellitus. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of sleep disorders by using Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and by comparing them with a control group, and to investigate the possible relationship among sleep disorders, scores, 25-OH Vitamin D levels (25VD) and HbA1C levels.