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Sleep awareness: ‘We have a lot of work ahead of us,’ says AAHS


DARIEN, Ill. – The importance of a good night’s sleep makes headlines regularly, and more and more medical professionals recognize the role of sleep in overall health, but a new survey from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, shows barriers remain.

Survey: Information on cost of sleep therapy needed


DARIEN, Ill. – Patients need better access to affordable sleep care, according to a new study from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep.

Reporter's notebook: CPAP providers embrace group supports


A new group dedicated to sleep disorders could pack a lot of value for patients, say CPAP providers.

Wake up, it’s Sleeptember


WASHINGTON – As part of its new Sleeptember campaign, the American Sleep Apnea Association is looking for its Ice Bucket Challenge.

Somnia publishes sleep guide


LONE TREE, Colo. – Somnia, a sleep wellness and retail store, has published an e-book for people impacted by sleep disorders.

Physicians release guidelines for diagnosing sleep disorders


PHILADELPHIA – The American College of Physicians, in a clinical practice guideline published Aug.

DeVilbiss offers webinar lineup


SOMERSET, Pa. – The DeVilbiss clinical education team has created a lineup of live webinars in which providers can earn continuing education credits (CEUs), according to a press release.

Study: Sleep apnea in seniors linked to Alzheimer’s


NEW YORK – Sleep apnea may somehow cause—or be caused by—Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

Study: CPAP may benefit those with prediabetes


PHILADELPHIA –Prediabetic patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) saw significant improvement in their glucose levels after CPAP treatment, according to a small clinical trial.

Sleep Nation launches live call service


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sleep Nation, a provider of CPAP supplies, has bundled its call center, insurance eligibility and fulfillment teams into a live call service for providers, according to a press release.