Beneficial effects of severe sleep apnea therapy on nocturnal glucose control in persons with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Maria Pallayova, Viliam Donic, Zoltan Tomori

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Given the consequences of sleep apnea and coexisting diabetes, satisfactory treatment of both diseases is required. Our results of continuous glucose monitoring in severe sleep apnea diabetic patients before and during continuous positive airway pressure/CPAP therapy showed significant reduction of nocturnal glucose variability and improved overnight glucose control on CPAP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e8
JournalDiabetes Research and Clinical Practice
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008



  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Continuous positive airway pressure
  • Glucose variability
  • Sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology

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