Around 15 million Americans work evening, night and rotating shifts. The sleep deprivation associated with these schedules results in a nearly threefold increase in accident risk for shift workers. This illustrated video identifies the ways shift workers can better manage their sleep to reduce the risk of accidents.
If you have type 2 diabetes, getting healthy sleep is actually something you can do to help treat your diabetes. Deep, restorative sleep resets blood glucose levels at night and allows insulin receptors to perform optimally during the daytime. In this video, Dr. Durmer demonstrates the role of sleep in addressing type 2 diabetes.
Remember the last time you experienced feeling positive and energetic after a good night's sleep? In this video, Dr. Durmer uncovers the important role healthy sleep plays in determining the quality of our emotional health.
In this video, sleep expert, Dr. Durmer focuses on sleep as a driver of wellness and day-to-day effectiveness by shining a light on the dangers of technology in the bedroom. Discover the importance of making the bedroom a sleep sanctuary and ways to reduce stress and activity levels before bedtime in order to ensure adequate, quality sleep.
In this video, Dr. Durmer explains the biological rhythms that govern our sleep and wake times. Discover the environmental cues that drive wakefulness in the daytime and those impediments that may be preventing your body from winding down at night.
The demands of homework and after school activities often negatively impact the quality and quantity of sleep students receive. In this video, Dr. Durmer offers some helpful advice for ways that parents can protect the vital rest their students need in order to learn, grow and perform.
As families take to the roads for vacation, Dr. Jeffrey Durmer provides simple recommendations for remaining well-rested and alert to ensure families arrive safely to their vacation destinations.
When children fail to get proper sleep, it impacts not only their health, but also other individuals within the family. In this video, Dr. Durmer discusses ways in which parents can ensure their children get healthy, productive sleep.
Jonathan King discusses the impactful value SleepCharge provided to Southern Company employees. “SleepCharge is the one place you want to go for sleep health. They have resources regardless of what your issue may be or what you’re dealing with.”
Cheryl Davis and Jan Carter highlight the importance of sleep health and how improving your employee’s sleep can improve their quality of life. “We wanted all our employees to be educated about sleep.”
Michael Pickholtz felt generally lethargic and sought out an answer from his primary care physician for the condition impacting his daily functioning. But, it wasn’t until Michael discovered The Coca-Cola SleepCharge program and the connection between his sleep and the fatigue he felt that he finally received the treatment he needed to regain his energy and vitality.
Like so many, Valtencia Wilder struggled with her weight, high stress levels and lack of focus during the workday. One day, Valtencia decided to reach out to her well-being coach at The Coca-Cola Company for help in addressing the source of her health problems and frustrations.
Shannon Cyr, Director of the Participant Resource Center at FusionHealth had no idea that she, herself was suffering from Sleep Apnea until the day she got tested.
Karla Staver discusses the positive impact good, restorative sleep has had on her life. “I started going from 4 hours of sleep at night to 7 hours of sleep at night. I stopped taking blood pressure medicine. Now, I’m happier and not as forgetful.”