Women who are middle-aged and older can increase their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes by not getting enough sleep each night. According to some new research, which was just published in Diabetologia, the journal that is for the Euroepean Association for the Study of Diabetes has determined this. If middle-aged and older women only get less than six hours sleep each night, she is setting herself up for a much higher risk, when it comes to developing Type 2 Diabetes. However, the news only gets worse from here, because if she manages to add on two hours more a night to her sleep. It can become the thing to increase her risk of developing Diabetes.