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Saturday, October 15 • 3:35pm - 4:05pm
Sleep and Cardiometabolic Risk: What You Need to Know

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Sleep deficiency is a risk factor for the development and progression of cardiometabolic syndrome. Dr. Knutson will discuss evidence supporting the association between sleep deficiency and cardiometabolic disease, as well as recent experimental sleep studies and observational studies on habitual sleep. Finally, Dr. Knutson will examine sleep intervention studies and how resulting data can be incorporated in daily practice to improve cardiometabolic patient care.

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Kristen L. Knutson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Knutson is a biomedical anthropologist whose research focuses on the association between sleep and cardiometabolic health in various populations. She is particularly interested in examining the role sleep plays in disease risk as well as identifying physiologic and/or social factors that predict impaired or insufficient sleep because those at increased risk of impaired sleep will also be at increased risk of the consequences of impaired... Read More →

Saturday October 15, 2016 3:35pm - 4:05pm
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

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