Effect of continuous positive airway pressure therapy on cardiovascular risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea

P.C. Myhill, Wendy Davis, Kirsten Peters, Paul Chubb, D. Hillman, Timothy Davis

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    Abstract

    Context: Few prospective intervention studies have examined the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in diabetes.Objective: Our objective was to determine whether CPAP improves CVD risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Design and Setting: This was a randomized parallel group intervention trial in an urban Australian community.Patients: Fifty-nine participants of the Fremantle Diabetes Study Phase II at high risk for OSA consented to confirmatory polysomnography followed by randomization to a 3-month CPAP intervention initiated early (
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4212-4218
    JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
    Volume97
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2012

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