Eve Van Cauter, Ph.D.
Dr. Van Cauter is Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, IL.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Van Cauter has been a consultant to Pfizer, Sanofi-Aventis and Unilever, a member of the scientific advisory board of Select Comfort and a major shareholder of SloWave Inc.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Discuss how contemporary lifestyles in industrialized societies are associated with a reduction in sleep time due to multiples causes
- Discuss the relationship between a state of sleep debt and important adverse effects on risk of obesity and diabetes
- Discuss the role played by the orexin system in linking sleeping and feeding.