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Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Cass2013RiskOO,
  title={Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={A. R. Cass and W. J. Alonso and J. Islam and S. Weller},
  journal={Family medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={
          492-500
        }
}
  • A. R. Cass, W. J. Alonso, +1 author S. Weller
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Family medicine
  • BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) share several clinical findings: obesity, hypertension, and impaired glucose tolerance. OSA may be an under-recognized comorbidity of DM. The purpose of this study is to estimate the proportion of patients with type 2 DM at risk for OSA and describe factors associated with that risk. METHODS This cross-sectional study enrolled 297 adults, ages 18 years and older, with type 2 DM from a university-based… CONTINUE READING
    Prevalence of Obesity and Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea among People with Type II Diabetes Mellitus
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