Obesity & Sleep Apnea
~Many people have sleep apnea but don't know it.
~9% of women and 24% of men and affected.
~As many as 80% go undiagnosed.
~You could die if left undiagnosed for to long.
~OAT is new to the US but much more common in Canada & Europe.
More than 15% children from ages 6 to 19 years were over weight in 2000.
National heart,and lung & blood institute
Rosa Alvarado,11-19-14,core 4