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Sleep Apnea Diabetes

Why People With Type 2 Diabetes Should See A Sleep Specialist

Timothy Morgenthaler, MD | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy Morgenthaler, MD

A common misconception is that sleep apnea, a condition characterized by complete or partial airway obstruction during sleep, only affects older, overweight men. This widely-held assumption is wrong.

People With These Health Conditions Should Get Sleep Apnea Screening

Posted 06.13.2013 | Healthy Living

People with high blood pressure or Type 2 diabetes should be screened for sleep apnea, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of S...

Why Getting Sleep Apnea Treated Is Good For People At Risk For Diabetes

Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Treating sleep apnea doesn't just minimize daytime fatigue and disrupted sleep -- it could also help blood sugar levels, according to a small new stud...

Sleep Apnea Could Have The Same Impact On The Heart As Diabetes

Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

The early heart damage seen in diabetes patients is also seen in people with obstructive sleep apnea, a condition where a person may stop breathing du...

9 Health Concerns Linked To Sleep Apnea

Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Sleep apnea occurs when throat muscles relax, thereby collapsing the airways and resulting in short periods of disruptions in the breath during sleep....

Another Link Between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes?

Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Annie Hauser, Senior Reporter Fit and healthy 20-somethings are not the typical face of type 2 diabetes. But the common condition sleep apnea,...

Another Link Between Sleep Apnea And Diabetes?

Posted 05.24.2012 | Healthy Living

New research adds more evidence to the link between sleep problems and metabolic disorders like diabetes. Moderate and severe obstructive sleep ap...