17 11, 2014

Type 2 diabetics have high risk for sleep apnea

2021-04-29T18:38:19+00:00November 17, 2014|Diabetes, Healthy Sleep Habits, Sleep Apnea|

The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project advises everyone with Type 2 diabetes to be aware of their high risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). November is National Diabetes Month. Research shows that sleep apnea afflicts 7 in 10 people with Type 2 diabetes. OSA [...]

21 08, 2013

Gestational diabetes increases risk of sleep apnea seven-fold

2021-04-29T18:37:13+00:00August 21, 2013|Diabetes, Pregnancy, Sleep Apnea|

A new study found that women diagnosed with gestational diabetes are nearly seven times more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) than other pregnant women. "It is common for pregnant women to experience sleep disruptions, but the risk of developing obstructive sleep apnea increases [...]

18 06, 2013

Sleep apnea check a must in Diabetes, Hypertension

2021-05-04T19:12:11+00:00June 18, 2013|Diabetes, Sleep Apnea|

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is advising anyone with Type 2 diabetes or hypertension to be evaluated for sleep apnea by a board-certified sleep medicine physician. “Type 2 diabetics and people with hypertension are much more likely to have obstructiv