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Diabetes, Obesity, Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Risk

By Laura Brooks on 01/12/2009

It is well known that many people with type 2 diabetes (anywhere from 30-50%) suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but there is also a potential cardiovascular and other health risks associated with the disorder. Being overweight or obese increases the likelihood of OSA. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your upper airway temporarily collapses while you sleep and you stop breathing (apnea) for […] Read more »

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