Type 2 Diabetes Association with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Glycemic Control

A recent study has compared the contributions of rapid eye movement (REM) versus non-REM (NREM) OSA to glycemic control in a large cohort of adults with type 2 diabetes. This study recruited participants from endocrinology clinics near the University of Chicago. This study found that obstructive events during REM sleep are adversely associated with glucose metabolism. The study further concluded that REM sleep is dominant during the latter part of the sleep period and that REM-related OSA may often remain untreated with four hours of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use.

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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.