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Machine: ResMed S9 AutoSet
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Air Fit P10
Humidifier: ResMed H5i heated humidifier
CPAP Pressure: 12.2 - 16.2
CPAP Software: SleepyHead

Other Comments: Type 1 diabetes - using Tandem T-slim insulin pump, Dexcom G4 CGM

Sex: Female
Location: northern Illinois

Post: #11
RE: Am I cured
(05-27-2016 11:42 PM)PaulaO2 Wrote:  Think of the AHI as blood sugar readings. Take the insulin, and the readings are within normal readings. You aren't cured of your diabetes, just managed. Same with sleep apnea. And, in reverse, stop taking the insulin and your blood sugar readings will rise. Same with sleep apnea.

As for the difference in pressure you feel, you've just gotten used to it. That is an important step! Congratulations!

Excellent explanation, Thank You Paula02
05-29-2016 09:44 AM
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