Using a CPAP device may be frustrating to some as they get used to it, but it’s important that you stick with it. The treatment is essential to avoiding complications of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), such as heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes and also excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).
A comprehensive report issued today by the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) details the magnitude of human suffering, barriers to diagnosis and treatment, and unmet needs described by people living with sleep apnea and family caregivers.
If you have been directly affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and need a replacement PAP device or mask, we will waive your $100 application fee for the device or your $25.00 application fee for a mask. For medical professionals connected to emergency clinics at medical centers and shelters in Texas: Please contact us directly about your needs; call us at 888-293-3650, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can bulk send PAP machines and masks directly to you for on-the-spot dissemination.
The hard-working service members in our communities deserve to have adequate access to therapy so they don’t compromise their health. The ASAA offers CPAP kits (machines, masks, and accessories) or replacement CPAP masks to all civil servants who need to breathe easy and could use a spare PAP setup at their second home at the station.
Max Szadek has wanted to talk about sleep health and diabetes for years now. He participated in a one-time project incorporating sleep and diabetic health which spawned a huge amount of interest, but he was never able to find the right people to bring the discussion to his podcast listeners. However, on March 7, that all changed…