TITLE

A lifestyle intervention improved obstructive sleep apnea more than support and education in obese patients with diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Reynolds, Tim
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;1/19/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study conducted by doctor G.D. Foster and colleagues to know whether an intensive lifestyle intervention (ILI) is better than diabetes support and education (DSE) for weight loss and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes. A randomized controlled trial was conducted at 4 university sites in the U.S. and it was found that ILI improves weight loss and obstructive sleep apnea more than diabetes support and education.
ACCESSION #
48180241

 

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