Changes in regional adiposity and cardio-metabolic function following a weight loss program with sibutramine in obese men with obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Phillips2009ChangesIR,
  title={Changes in regional adiposity and cardio-metabolic function following a weight loss program with sibutramine in obese men with obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Craig L. Phillips and Brendon J. Yee and Mike I Trenell and John S. Magnussen and David Daoyi Wang and Dev Banerjee and Norbert Berend and Ronald R Grunstein},
  journal={Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={416-21}
}
BACKGROUND Although obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is strongly linked with obesity, both conditions have been associated with increased cardiovascular risk including glucose intolerance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension independent of one another. Weight loss is known to improve both cardiovascular risk and OSA severity. The aim of this study was to evaluate cardiovascular and metabolic changes, including compartment-specific fat loss in obese OSA subjects undergoing a weight loss program… CONTINUE READING

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