Comorbidities of Sleep

Approximately 5% of the population has some form of Sleep-disordered Breathing (SDB) and the majority of these have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The comorbidities of OSA with other conditions are significant.

Diabetes Mellitus1 Congestive
Heart Failure2
Hypertension3 Morbid Obesity4

  Prevalence of SDB

References

1 Resnick H, Redline S, et al. Diabetes and sleep disturbances: findings from the Sleep Heart Health Study. Diabetes Care 2003;26(3):702-9.

2 Javaheri S; et al.Occult Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Stable Congestive Heart Failure. Ann Internal Medicine 1995;122(7):487-492

3
Prevalence of sleep apnoea and snoring in hypertensive men: a population based study C Sjostrom, et al. Prevalence of sleep apnoea and snoring in hypertensive men: a population based study. Thorax. 2002 Jul;57(7):602-7

4 O'Keeffe T, Patterson E. Evidence supporting routine polysomnography before bariatric surgery. Obes Surg. 2004;14(1): 23-6.

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