In addition to short-term problems like those listed above, diabetes also can cause long-term complications in some people, including heart disease, stroke, vision impairment, and kidney damage. Diabetes also can cause other problems throughout the body in the blood vessels, nerves, and gums. These problems don't usually affect kids or teens with type 1 diabetes who have had the disease for only a few years. But they can appear in adulthood in some people with diabetes, particularly those who haven't managed or controlled their diabetes well.
Although it's possible that people may one day be able to nod off for the winter, the most likely applications of human hibernation involve medicine and perhaps space travel. Doctors might be able to preserve transplant organs longer if those organs could go into hibernation, as a true hibernator's organs do. The . Army is reportedly eager to look into the potential of using hibernation to preserve wounded soldiers during transport from battlefields to hospitals. And NASA has sponsored research on using hibernation for long-distance space travel.
In 2001, the Vines recorded "I'm Only Sleeping" for the soundtrack album I Am Sam . Other artists who have covered the song include Rosanne Cash , America ,  Vince Welnick , Jeff Tweedy , Yonder Mountain String Band , and Stereophonics with Oasis .  Thom Bishop issued a version of the track on his 2013 album A Little Physics and a Lot of Luck . In the description of Jim Heald of No Depression magazine, Bishop's musical arrangement borrows from later Lennon psychedelic songs such as " Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds ", " Because " and " Sun King ", and builds in intensity from a soft acoustic backing as if to convey "the ratcheting up the tension as the dreamer resists being awakened".