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2012-06-16 00:35:02

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study from researchers in the UK. The severity of DPN is also correlated with the degree of OSA and the severity of nocturnal hypoxemia. "OSA is known to be associated with inflammation and oxidative stress, so we hypothesized that it would be associated with peripheral neuropathy in patients with T2DM," said lead author...

2012-06-10 23:02:58

After 53-years in business, the Sadler Clinic suddenly closes its doors cutting off communications with most of its patients, leaving many with no answers of who will provide their medical care. The Sadler Clinic Sleep Disorders Center's, Medical Director, faces challenges and focuses on the positive in the wake of the changes. Written by: Victoria Wright, Operations Director, Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Associates, PA. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive approach for...

2012-06-07 23:01:17

Sleep Group Solutions and Gergen´s Orthodontic Lab team up with Pro Players Health Alliance to provide a series of Sleep Events for the public which include former NFL players (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Around 20% of Americans report getting less than 5 hours of sleep each night. Those with OSA (Obstructive Sleep Apnea) often report snoring, morning headaches, daytime fatigue, irritability, high blood pressure, hypertension and more. Sleep Group Solutions is teaming up with Gergen´s...

2012-06-02 23:01:57

Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay is opening its fourth office in the Bay area to accommodate its growing base of patients. The new office is scheduled to open June 1, 2012 and will be located in Wesley Chapel. The other three locations are Brandon, Plant City and Tampa. Wesley Chapel, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay to Open Fourth Location in Wesley Chapel Tampa, FL , May 31, 2012 -- Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay is opening its fourth office in the Bay...

2012-05-23 17:23:35

The severity of sleep disordered breathing and nocturnal hypoxemia independently predict both glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study. "Because people with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are often overweight or obese it has been difficult to interpret earlier studies of the relationship between sleep disordered breathing and metabolic disorders," said Brian Kent, MBBCh, research fellow at St. Vincent's University...

2012-05-21 12:37:59

While previous studies have associated SDB with increased risks of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, depression, and early death, this is the first human study to link apnea with higher rate of cancer mortality. Lead author Dr. F. Javier Nieto, chair of the department of population health sciences at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, says the study showed a nearly five times higher incidence of cancer deaths in patients with severe SDB compared to those without the disorder, a...

2012-05-19 23:02:37

Sleep Group Solutions and partners are proud to announce: The second annual ℠Drink and Learn´ Event to offer members an evening of Dental Sleep Medicine discussion, and fun on June 7, 2012 Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Each year, leading professionals in the Dental Sleep Medicine industry gather for their annual American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM) meeting. This year, Boston courses will focus on surgical and pediatric topics, as well as a comprehensive review for...

2012-05-01 23:00:39

Dr. Walter Fong of Laguna Beach Chiropractic Wellness Center has developed a series of five simple, targeted movements that strengthen the muscles of the throat to stop snoring and sleep apnea at the source. The unique Snore Terminator treatment provides long-term recovery from snoring and sleep apnea naturally, without the use of medical devices. Patients can find more information on in-office treatment and an instructional video at the company's new website. Laguna Beach, CA (PRWEB) May...


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