Sleep Apnea in Type 2 Diabetes


IN BRIEF Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) alters glucose metabolism, promotes insulin resistance, and is associated with development of type 2 diabetes. Obesity is a key moderator of the effect of OSA on type 2 diabetes. However, chronic exposure to intermittent hypoxia and other pathophysiological effects of OSA affect glucose metabolism directly, and treatment of OSA can improve glucose homeostasis.

DOI: 10.2337/diaspect.29.1.14

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@inproceedings{Doumit2016SleepAI, title={Sleep Apnea in Type 2 Diabetes}, author={Jimmy Doumit and Bharati Prasad}, booktitle={Diabetes spectrum : a publication of the American Diabetes Association}, year={2016} }