Impact of untreated obstructive sleep apnea on glucose control in type 2 diabetes.

@article{Aronsohn2010ImpactOU,
  title={Impact of untreated obstructive sleep apnea on glucose control in type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Renee S Aronsohn and Harry Whitmore and Eve Van Cauter and Esra Tasali},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={181 5},
  pages={507-13}
}
RATIONALE Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a treatable sleep disorder that is associated with alterations in glucose metabolism in individuals without diabetes, is a highly prevalent comorbidity of type 2 diabetes. However, it is not known whether the severity of OSA is a predictor of glycemic control in patients with diabetes. OBJECTIVES To determine the impact of OSA on hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), the major clinical indicator of glycemic control, in patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING