A lifestyle intervention improved obstructive sleep apnea more than support and education in obese patients with diabetes
- Are You Lifestyle Ignoring Interventions Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Wickwire, Emerson M. // Sleep Review;Nov2013, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p14
The article offers tips for what works and what does not in offering patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) lifestyle interventions (LIs). It discusses the benefits of LIs to the clinician and the patient, the needed considerations in terms of clinical suggestions for patients with moderate...
- Obstructive sleep apnoea. Williams, N.B. // Update;10/2/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p405
Obstructive sleep apnoea is a very common cause of daytime somnolence. The author discusses genetic influences, blood pressure problems, weight loss and inactivity linked with apnoea. The author also recommends measures to be taken like changing lifestyle, quitting smoking habits and sleep...
- Bariatric surgery: Treatment modality for metabolic disease. Schuster, Dara P. // Endocrine Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p18
The article presents information about bariatric surgery and its use to treat obesity. It is stated that bariatric surgery is the most successful means of reducing weight. Studies found many benefits of bariatric surgery such as lower diabetes severity and obstructive sleep apnea. It is also...
- Ask Doctor Cory. SerVaas, Cory // Children's Digest;Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p34
Offers suggestions for dealing with weight loss and sleep apnea.
- Learning how to sleep -- and maybe losing weight. Lundy, Emily // Malakoff News (TX);2/15/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 7, p7B
The author describes how she treated her sleep apnea and managed to lose some weight in the process.
- J.B. Hunt sleep apnea trial enters next phase. // Fleet Owner;Jan2010, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p19
The article reports on the second phase trial which focuses on testing and treating sleep apnea affected truck drivers by J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., SleepSafe Drivers Inc., and Fusion Sleep.
- Upper airway study should always come before any sleep study in OSAS evaluation: a giant parapharyngeal lipoma behind OSAS. Casale, M.; Salvinelli, F.; Mallio, C. A.; Frari, V.; Vincenzi, B.; Bressi, F.; Quattrocchi, C. C. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;2012 Supplement, Vol. 16, p106
BACKGROUND: The parapharyngeal space (PPS) is a rare site for neoplasms in the head and neck and lipoma represents 0.5% of all head and neck tumors. CASE REPORT: We describe a case of a giant parapharyngeal lipoma in obese adult patient causing anatomic pharyngeal obstruction with severe...
- Glucose Tolerance and Weight Loss in Obese Women with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Gilardini, Luisa; Lombardi, Carolina; Redaelli, Gabriella; Vallone, Luciana; Faini, Andrea; Mattaliano, Paola; Parati, Gianfranco; Invitti, Cecilia // PLoS ONE;Apr2013, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p1
Background: The association of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with glucose intolerance and the beneficial effect of lifestyle intervention have been poorly investigated in women particularly before menopausal status. The study explored 1) whether OSA is associated with impaired glucose...
- SLEEP APNEA AND DIABETES. McCarren, Marie // Diabetes Health;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p36
The article presents a discussion about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in diabetics. The disorder has several symptoms including loud snoring, waking up with a headache and depression. Some home remedies for OSA are avoiding alcohol intake and ingesting sleeping pills and losing some weight...