Observations About The World Of Sleep Medicine From A Sleep Physician
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Obstructive Sleep Apnea severity and Diabetes Marker
This article discuss research findings showing that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity is linked to hemoglobin A1C (HgbA1c), a marker for diabetes severity. The more severe the OSA, the higher the HgbA1c. This comes as no surprise as we have known about an association between untreated OSA and diabetes.