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CPAP Therapy Helps to Control Diabetes

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common among many individuals. At least four percent of men and two percent of women are affected by complications associated with sleep apnea. If left untreated it will lead to more serious conditions such as heart disease, stroke and worse, death. However, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy doesn’t just treat sleep apnea; it also helps reduce glucose levels. Recent studies have shown that CPAP therapy does help improve individual insulin sensitivity.

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