Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children With Metabolic Syndrome: The Role of Leptin and Sympathetic Nervous System Activity and the Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

@inproceedings{Nakra2008SleepDisorderedBI,
  title={Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Children With Metabolic Syndrome: The Role of Leptin and Sympathetic Nervous System Activity and the Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure},
  author={Neal Nakra and Sumit Bhargava and James D. Dzuira and Sonia Caprio and Alia Bazzy-Asaad},
  booktitle={Pediatrics},
  year={2008}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this work was to determine whether, in children with metabolic syndrome and sleep-disordered breathing, metabolic markers separate them from children with metabolic syndrome without sleep-disordered breathing and whether treatment of sleep-disordered breathing with continuous positive airway pressure is associated with an improvement in metabolic derangement. PATIENTS AND METHODS Subjects aged 7 to 19 years old with metabolic syndrome and a positive validated sleep… CONTINUE READING

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