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CONGRATULATIONS! on your new machine and it's GREAT to hear that you had such a positive experience at the clinic you went to.
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(09-12-2012, 05:48 PM)tripntx Wrote: Curious what my new settings will be, since I'm getting close to 44 yrs old and 175 lbs.

Welcome to the forum!

I think titration study results are viewed as the gold standard by most sleep doctors, but the titration study will last just a few hours, usually less than one full night of sleep.

Our pressure needs can change hugely from one hour or night to the next, so it is great you are getting a data capable Auto machine.

Regardless of the pressure the titration study comes up with, you will probably want to keep the machine in Auto mode.

And you will want to fire up the software and look over the data at least weekly, to monitor your amount of obstructive apneas and central apneas (clear airway apneas), and how often the pressure is maxing out.

Take care.
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