Study links body clock to obesity and diabetes

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Research out of the University of Otago has found connections linking diabetes and obesity to circadian rhythm, often referred to as the body clock.

During the study the researchers examined the effects of disruption to the circadian rhythm of mice in a controlled laboratory setting. They found that repeated jetlag led to weight gain and severe diabetes symptoms.

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