Sleep Loss Reduces Diurnal Rhythm Amplitude of Leptin in Healthy Men

Authors:Mullington, J. M., Chan, J. L., Van Dongen, H. P. A., Szuba, M. P., Samaras, J., Price, N. J., Meier-Ewart, H. K., Dinges, D. F. and Mantzoros, C. S.
"This finding provides evidence that sleep influences the nocturnal leptin profile, and may have implications for the understanding of the role of sleep in metabolic regulation and the aetiologies of obesity and the night eating syndrome."