Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Type 2 Diabetes — Examining the Link

diabetis testMore and more research has been undertaken to explore and understand the relationship between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and Type 2 diabetes. The connection between Type 2 diabetes and OSA is not fully understood and different studies are aimed at uncovering connections and common risk factors.

One such study by researchers at the University of Chicago indicated that frequently interrupted sleep can cause lipocytes and fat cells to become more insulin resistant, a precursor of Type 2 diabetes. The treatment of diabetes should minimise the effects of comorbid conditions to achieve better outcomes with the diabetes as well as OSA.

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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.