Longitudinal study of moderate weight change and sleep-disordered breathing.

  title={Longitudinal study of moderate weight change and sleep-disordered breathing.},
  author={Paul E. Peppard and Terry B. Young and Mari Palta and J. F. Dempsey and James B Skatrud},
  volume={284 23},
CONTEXT Excess body weight is positively associated with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), a prevalent condition in the US general population. No large study has been conducted of the longitudinal association between SDB and change in weight. OBJECTIVE To measure the independent longitudinal association between weight change and change in SDB severity. DESIGN Population-based, prospective cohort study conducted from July 1989 to January 2000. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Six hundred ninety… CONTINUE READING
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