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OSA and Type 1 Diabetes
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Post: #11
RE: OSA and Type 1 Diabetes
(07-21-2016 01:10 AM)PaulaO2 Wrote:  Yet sleep is important in terms of blood sugar regulation and insulin production and assimilation.

Good way to express it my doctor calls it organ efficiency. Which is dependent on respiration during sleep.

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07-21-2016 02:02 PM
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Post: #12
RE: OSA and Type 1 Diabetes
Thanks so much for this! My endo practices at Vanderbilt where he is also a professor. I am going to take this info with me on my next visit and see what he can come up with. My PCP did not think it was feasible for an under-110 lb. athletic woman, diabetic or not to have sleep apnea. I hope the endo will look into it. Clearly additional research would be helpful!

Thanks thanks so much for the information!!
07-21-2016 02:30 PM
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