The Correlation Between Sleep Apnea & Diabetes

It’s estimated that over 100 million Americans have diabetes in some form while 22 million suffer from sleep apnea, and 80% of cases with severe and moderate OSA undiagnosed. Alone, both of these conditions can lead to an impact in the daily functioning of people, but when combined (which they often are), the health complications…

Common Myths About Sleep Apnea

There’s a lot of confusion about sleep apnea. Not many people are aware of what it is and what it does, using the name instead as a catch-all for any kind of sleeping problems they may be having. This has led many people to mistake their sleep symptoms for that of sleep apnea when they…

Can The Pillar Procedure Cure Your Apnea?

When people think of treatments for sleep apnea, it’s often a cumbersome CPAP mask that comes to mind. Although the CPAP is the quintessential treatment for sleep apnea, other procedures are shorter and can be just as effective. In the Pillar Procedure, also known as soft palate implants, 3-5 polyester rods are inserted into the…