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Tuesday
Oct262010

Advances in CPAP machine design provide smaller, quieter, sleeker machines

If you have used a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device to treat your obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) for any length of time you know that the battle toward smaller and quieter machines has been raging for years. Today, the battle has been won. No more will a CPAP machine be louder than the snoring of the person who uses it. Also, today’s machines are sleeker and much smaller than earlier models while providing advanced features to help all OSA patients better cope with compliance. If you haven’t seen the CPAP machines of today, you are missing...

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Thursday
Oct212010

Sleep Apnea Study Can Help Identify Patients at Risk for Surgical Complications 

At TheCPAPPeople.com, we try to stay informed of changes in diagnosis techniques and the rising levels of diagnosis of OSA.  The following information from Thomas Jefferson Institute is quite interesting.

As Americans get heavier and heavier, the incidence of obstructive sleep apnea increases, and results from two clinical studies presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2010 reinforce the need for physicians to screen for the disorder prior to surgery in order to appropriately manage the patient in the operating room.

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Tuesday
Oct122010

On-line CPAP Retailer Promises Products and Personal Service for Sleep Apnea Patients

Richmond, VA – On-line retailer, CPAP Connections Inc., has started a new website that promises a wide inventory of the best CPAP Machines, CPAP Masks, and CPAP Supplies available in the industry. TheCPAPPeople.com was launched last month in an effort to provide affordable products and services to sleep apnea patients who want choices and availability while maintaining privacy, convenience, and reliability. The website contains educational resources, advanced sorting and searching features, and a quick checkout process. The focus of the company...

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Monday
Oct112010

Get Rewarded For Your Review!

Updated on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 9:35AM by Registered CommenterTheCPAPPeople.com

For a limited time, TheCPAPPeople.com will issue a 10% discount code to ANYONE who leaves a great product review on our website. Do you have experience with CPAP Masks or CPAP Machines? Tell us what you think about our products. You don't have to be a customer to leave a review. We want you to tell our community of patients what you think, and in return...

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Tuesday
Oct052010

CPAP Reduces Risk of Motor Vehicle Crash

Researchers performed a systematic review of the literature concerning the impact of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment on motor vehicle crash risk among drivers with OSA. The primary objective was to determine whether CPAP use could reduce the risk of motor vehicle crash among drivers with OSA. A secondary objective involved determining the time on treatment required for CPAP to improve driver safety...

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Monday
Oct042010

FitBit May Perform Just Like A Home Sleep Test

Updated on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 11:24AM by Registered CommenterTheCPAPPeople.com

Have you heard of FitBit? If not, let me take a moment to explain. The FitBit is a small device that you can wear on your person to track health activities during your day. You can upload the data to the FitBit website to track patterns and history. It tracks steps taken, calories burned, distance traveled, and (get this) sleep quality...

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Thursday
Sep302010

10 Warning Signs for Sleep Apnea

A quick list of 10 warning signs that you may have sleep apnea, and may need to talk to your doctor. Use this as a guide, but remember that sleep apnea has a huge effect on your quality of life and you may not even know it...

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Wednesday
Sep292010

Professional Drivers and Sleep Apnea

More on professional drivers and sleep apnea.

From etrucker.com

The National Transportation Safety Board on Sept. 28 determined that driver fatigue stemming from sleep loss, circadian disruption and sleep apnea were at fault in its investigation of a highly publicized multi-vehicle accident in June 2009 involving a tractor-trailer that killed 10 people near Miami, Okla.

Read the full article: http://www.etrucker.com/apps/news/article.asp?id=85855

Wednesday
Sep292010

National Coffee Day

Today is National Coffee Day!  Enjoy those cups today but remember to think about how caffeine can affect your sleep habits.  The National Sleep Foundation has a wonderful article on caffeine and sleep.  Read more: http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/sleep-topics/caffeine-and-sleep

Wednesday
Sep292010

Woman in fatal I-44 pileup seeks rule changes

Check out this article from NewsOK - The Oklahoman.

Snippet...

The lethal combination of Creed's acute sleep loss, shift work schedule and mild sleep apnea is the reason Synthia Tate wants to see some changes with the truck driving industry.

"He (Creed) shouldn't have been on the road for 10 hours,” Tate said.

The federal board approved several recommendations, but Tate wants more restrictions, including a cap on how long a driver can be on the road. Drivers shouldn't be on the road past an eight-hour day, she said.



Read more: http://newsok.com/woman-in-pileup-seeks-rule-changes/article/3499639#ixzz10v7uTJXh