• Obstructive sleep apnea, CPAP use may not impact weight, glycemic outcomes in obesity

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Presence of obstructive sleep apnea or CPAP use did not impact weight or glycemic outcomes at 2 months among adults with class 3 obesity, according to new research published in BMC Endocrine Disorders.
    “Obesity can affect the pathogenesis of OSA in multiple ways, including upper airway fat deposition and muscle impairment, pressure from abdominal fat, leptin resistance and increased inflammatory state,” Sophie Kobuch, MD, a student at the School of Medicine at Western Sydney University in Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia, and colleagues wrote. “Significant weight loss
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  • Rates of type 2 diabetes are higher in people with one of various common psychiatric disorders

    Rates of type 2 diabetes are higher in people with one of various common psychiatric disorders

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study finds that the prevalence of type 2 diabetes is elevated in people with a psychiatric disorder compared with the general population.
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