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Cardiometabolic changes after Continuous Positive Airway Pressure treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea [ 2008 - 2011 ]

Also known as: Cardiometabolic changes after CPAP in OSA

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/512057]

Researchers: Dr Camilla Hoyos (Principal investigator)

Brief description CPAP is the preferred treatment for patients with OSA because of its well-proven ability to decrease sleepiness and improve blood pressure control. This study will definitively establish if CPAP can also improve markers of cardio-metabolic health, such as visceral fat, insulin sensitivity, central blood pressure and arterial stiffness. The results of the study will shed light on the broader health consequences of OSA and contributes to the development of more targeted treatment strategies.

Funding Amount $AUD 82,421.88

Funding Scheme NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships

Notes Public Health Postgraduate Scholarship

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