Sleep apnea linked to 30 percent higher risk of diabetes

June 7, 2014 4:23 PM

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Sleep apnea is a common disorder in which a person has one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while sleeping.

A new study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, examined the connection between obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes. Existing studies already demonstrate that there are metabolic disturbances due to obstructive sleep apnea. This study looked at retrospectiv...

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