Mandatory Sleep Apnea Testing for Commercial Drivers?

According to a recent article posted by Safety and Health Magazine, before a proposed rule to study obstructive sleep apnea among truck drivers and railroad workers, the government first sought public comment on the issue. The public did not hesitate to offer feedback: A total of 593 comments were submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety…

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Sleep Group Solutions Seals Big Deal with Panthera Dental

The dental sleep medicine and dental continuing education company, Sleep Group Solutions, signs major promotional agreement with Panthera Dental.  Partnership includes co-marketing efforts and Promotional Alliance. (Hollywood, FL)  Similar to the Narval Device by Resmed, the anti-snoring appliance by Panthera Dental is a custom fit MAD (mandibular advancement device) retainer.   Sleep Group Solutions, leaders in…

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SGS and The Myerson EMA First Step Oral Appliance Therapy

The dental sleep medicine and dental continuing education company is pleased to be a part of the EMA First Step dental device, used in the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea. Through the Sleep Group Solutions and EMA partnership, patients diagnosed with OSA will receive immediate treatment for their snoring and sleep apnea.  Introducing the…

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Can diabetes be controlled by treating sleep apnea?

According to a recent article written by Aviss Health, diabetes can be understood as a group of diseases that causes too much sugar in our blood, or high blood glucose. What’s scary is India is now one of the top three countries in the world with the highest population of diabetic people. From 11.9 million…

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The Staggering Cost of Undiagnosed OSA

According to a recent article posted by News Medical, a report reveals staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea in the U.S. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) released a new analysis, titled “Hidden health crisis costing America billions,” that reveals the staggering cost of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea. A companion report was also…

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The smoking and sleep apnea equation. 1 + 1 = 1,000

Are you a smoker? If so, the chances are that you have obstructive sleep apnea. Smokers are three times more likely to have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) than are people who have never smoked. Nicotine and sleep are a bad combination.   The Correlation Smoking may irritate the tissues in your nose and throat and cause inflammation and fluid retention in your upper…

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