Women and Sleep Disorders

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    Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes 7x More Likely to Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    A 2013 study of pregnant women showed that those with gestational diabetes were 7 times more likely to also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. In August 2013, researchers conducted overnight polysomnography (a sleep study) on 45 women. 15 of the women were pregnant AND had gestational diabetes, 15 women were pregnant and did NOT have diabetes … Read More »