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The fact that sleep quality impacts glucose homeostasis is not new however a recent study summarised here reinforces the importance of sleep as a modifiable risk factor for diabetes prevention. It was identified that postprandial glycaemic responses to breakfast were more pronounced if sleep efficiency was poor the night before, and an association was also found between postprandial glycaemic control and fluctuations in an individual’s usual sleep pattern. Unravelling a client’s sleep routine could therefore be another lever in which to support blood glucose regulation.