Author: Marissa Fessenden

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    The Health Hazards of Sleep Apnea in Women

    This is the second post in a two-part series about women and sleep apnea. Our first post, Why Women with Sleep Apnea are Overlooked, investigates the differences in how women experience and report sleep issues and directly addresses the stereotype that sleep apnea is a man’s disease. In this post, we look at the causes … Read More »

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    The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

    The American Diabetes Association estimates that nearly 30 million Americans live with diabetes. Even more concerning, diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S. The condition can be caused by an autoimmune problem, where the body attacks the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin to keep blood sugar levels in check. This … Read More »