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2012-08-10 23:01:00

Sleep Group Solutions, David Gergen and Dr. Steve Marinkovich unite to offer free entry and Home Sleep Tests to attendees. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 September 26, 2012 at 7:00pm at the LeMay America´s Car Museum in Tacoma, WA, a free event will be held to raise awareness of the dangers of sleep apnea and snoring.  NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon, dental icon David Gergen and All Pro DB Nesby Glasgow are among the contributors sharing personal experiences and...

2012-08-10 02:26:30

These patients have a higher risk for heart disease, stroke, depression and post-operative complications A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the majority of bariatric surgery patients being treated for obesity have clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but report fewer symptoms than other sleep disorders patients. The study by Katherine M. Sharkey, M.D., Ph.D., of the department of medicine, division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at Rhode...

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...

2012-03-30 08:20:14

Survey finds association between symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea and hopelessness Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There was no link between depression and snoring. "Snorting, gasping or stopping breathing while asleep was associated with nearly all depression symptoms, including feeling...


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