A new study shows that treatment outcomes are better when people with sleep apnea receive medical care from sleep experts.

The study took place at four sleep centers. Two were accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. A total of 502 people were diagnosed with sleep apnea. Treatment outcomes were compared after three months of PAP therapy.

Results show that people who received care from board certified sleep medicine physicians and accredited sleep centers were two times more likely to stick with the treatment. Ac