AASM president discusses sleep apnea on radio talk show
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Thursday, October 03, 2013
On Wednesday, Oct. 2, AASM President Dr. M. Safwan Badr discussed the health implications of obstructive sleep apnea on All Sides with Ann Fisher, a daily public-affairs talk show on WOSU 89.7, the NPR affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Badr described the risk factors for OSA, the impact of untreated sleep apnea on health and well-being, and effective treatment options. He also emphasized the importance of seeking evaluation from a board certified sleep specialist at an AASM accredited sleep center. Listen to the archived program online or download the podcast from the All Sides with Ann Fisher website.