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Sleep ap­noea and di­a­betes

Diabetic Living - - Your Healthy Life -

Re­search shows that up to 83 per cent of peo­ple liv­ing with type 2 di­a­betes have un­di­ag­nosed sleep ap­noea. Hav­ing type 2 di­a­betes and

un­treated sleep ap­noea in­creases the risk

of de­vel­op­ing sight-threat­en­ing

di­a­betic retinopa­thy.

Los­ing just 5 per cent of your body weight can stop sleep ap­noea get­ting worse and may even cure it,

long term.

Get more in­for­ma­tion at sleep-health foun­da­tion.org.au.

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