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Obstructive Sleep Apnea as a Risk Factor for Type II Diabetes

Sleep apnea is thought to be more common in obese patients, particularly those who suffer from conditions such as diabetes. Medical literature has clearly established that treating diabetic patients who suffer from sleep apnea for their sleep disorder significantly improves...

OSA and Hypertension

Sleep apnea is the number one identifiable cause of high blood pressure (hypertension). It is also present in 83% of patients who suffer from refractory or “difficult to treat” hypertension. Treatment of sleep apnea has a profound impact on reducing blood pressure for those who...

CPAP Reduces Motor Vehicle Accidents

Sleep disorders and fatigue contribute to an unprecedented number of motor vehicular accidents (MVAs) every year in the US. Sleep apnea is the number one diagnosed sleep disorder; ironically, it is also the most underrecognized sleep disorder, with over 90% of patients having yet...