Don Zedalis

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BACKGROUND Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by a repetitive collapse of the upper airway during sleep and may affect as many as 1 in 5 adults. Although OSA appears to increase risk for metabolic syndrome in middle-aged adults, no data currently exist in a younger, preclinical cohort. METHODS Forty-five sedentary young men: 12 overweight with(More)
The purpose of the current study was to test the hypothesis that chronic hypoxia associated with sleepdisordered breathing relates to abnormal Nitric Oxide (NO) production and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression patterns that contribute to aberrancy of specific determinates of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary function before, during, and(More)
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