CPAP Improved Glucose in Patients with Prediabetes, sleep apnoea

Diabetes is a medical condition characterized by elevation of blood sugar above normal limits along with signs and symptoms such as dizziness, non-healing ulcers, and cardiovascular problems. Sleep apnoea can worsen diabetes, as seen in some studies. According to data presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference, patients with prediabetes could see improved glucose control with proper treatment for sleep apnoea. The investigators found that optimal treatment of sleep apnoea with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) for 2 weeks led to significant improvements in glucose levels following an oral glucose test without affecting insulin secretion, suggesting an improvement in insulin sensitivity.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.