Patients with obstructive sleep apnea at higher risk for diabetic retinopathy

November 25, 2017 Healio

Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Once patients cross an obstructive sleep apnea severity threshold, they become more at risk for developing significant diabetic eye diseases, according to a study....

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The Secrets of Sleep

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Adult Sleep Issues

When I trained to be a doctor, some four decades ago, everyone neglected sleep. “On call” duty for hospital interns began at 6 a.m. and lasted twenty-four hours; I often kept on working until early evening the next day, after which I ...

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Sleep apnea may confer increased AF risk

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea or sleep-disordered breathing have an increased risk for atrial fibrillation, according to a poster presented at the Cardiometabolic Health Conference....

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Sleep is too important to simply ignore

Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disordered Breathing

The days are getting shorter. Darkness is coming sooner. With the change to standard time approaching soon, it is a good time to discuss sleep....

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Sleep apnea can be a sign of serious medical issues

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Did you know? The Sleep Center in Gillette opened in 1994 with two beds. Based on patient demand, Campbell County Health expanded the facility to four beds and updated its equipment in 2013. In 2014, it was accredited by the American ...

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Beyond snoring: Sleep apnea has dangerous consequences

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a major health problem with potentially dangerous consequences....

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Changes in Metabolic Biomarkers in Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep Apnea, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Effective treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a positive impact on lipid profiles and insulin resistance in children with obesity, according to a study published in Sleep Medicine....

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Is This Surprising Habit Making You Tired ALL The Time?

ADHD, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Dental

Teeth grinding is incredibly common in my dental practice, and research suggests that up to one in three people may suffer from night bruxism (teeth grinding). When I started practicing dentistry, I was astounded by how often I was ...

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New Tool Calculates Cost Of Sleep Disorders

Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

A new research tool calculates the cost of fatigue for workers. According to the National Safety Council or NSC, untreated sleep disorders play into millions in lost productivity and health care costs....

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Sleep-Disordered Breathing Predicts Risk for Cognitive Impairment in Elderly

Adult Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Disordered Breathing

Older adults with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) have a 26% greater risk for the development of cognitive impairment and a small risk for deterioration of executive function compared with adults without SDB, according to results of a ...

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