Study: CPAP improves prediabetes patients' glucose control

05/21/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A small study found significant improvement in the glucose levels of prediabetes patients with obstructive sleep apnea following effective apnea treatment. "We found that optimal treatment of sleep apnea with continuous positive airway pressure for 2 weeks led to significant improvements in glucose levels following an oral glucose challenge with affecting insulin secretion, suggesting an improvement in insulin sensitivity," lead researcher Dr. Sushmita Pamidi said. The findings were presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Wayzata, MN
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
Bridgewater, NJ