The effect of sleep apnea syndrome on the development of diabetic nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes


Buyukaydin B. , Akkoyunlu M. E. , Kazancioglu R. , Karakose F., OZCELIK H. K. , ERKOC R., ...More

DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.98, no.1, pp.140-143, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.07.007
  • Title of Journal : DIABETES RESEARCH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-143

Abstract

Aims: Type 2 diabetes mellitus and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) are serious comorbidities. Effects of OSAS on diabetic microvascular complications are ongoing research subjects. We evaluated the incidence of OSAS in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with nephropathy and with no renal involvement.