Your zzz time obviously impacts your energy levels, mood and day - but it also plays a large part in your metabolic health.
Tracking your sleep can help you learn how both your sleep affects your glucose, but also how your glucose affects your sleep. Perhaps a big peak right before bedtime impacts your rest, a day full of sugar makes you restless, or a pre-sleep yoga session helps you snooze.
To manually add sleep, tap the "+" icon at the bottom right, then tap "Sleep," then set your sleep timing and duration. Tap "Done" to save.
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Explore how to use sleep insights: https://help.veri.co/en/articles/8022485-sleep-insights
About Sleep Insights
Your sleep event should now come in automatically. Tap the sleep event on your timeline to see your sleep stage data.
When you sleep, your heart rate and glucose utilization decrease because you're not active, and your body shifts to processes that help you recover from the day.
Eating late at night, drinking alcohol, or having variable bedtime can cause your heart rate to take a longer time to lower once you fall asleep.
This can disrupt your sleep, increase overnight glucose levels, lead to high fasting glucose levels, and cause insulin resistance the following day.
Observe the changes in your sleep stages to see how meal timing, composition, and heart rate all impact your sleep.
By understanding the link between glucose, sleep stages, and heart rate, you can adjust your sleep routine and meal timing to recover more effectively.