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Docs’ sleep apnea approach getting aggressive — and confused?

| April 08, 2014

The story of a driver denied medical certification because of his successfully treated sleep apnea.

Simple diet shifts for weight loss, breaking free of apnea, more

| October 29, 2013

For some obstructive sleep apnea sufferers, there might be a simple -- thought not always easy, of course -- method out of the condition: Losing weight.

Amid government shutdown furor, a tap on the sleep apnea brakes

| October 03, 2013

For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.

Compact CPAP machine

| September 19, 2012

The Zzz-PAP "Silent Traveler" CPAP offers an optional integrated heated humidifier, altitude adjustment, universal power supply, and 45-minute ramp.

Back to basics in apnea debate: The importance of sleep

| February 24, 2012

Last night on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program of fuel hauler Allen Smith and his wife, Donna, discussion of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board's joint work ...

Rich Wilson’s ‘state of the industry’; and MCSAC apnea update

| January 13, 2012

You're likely to remember Rich Wilson (pictured), former owner-operator and current regulatory manager with the Trans Products/Trans Services company, for his part in the Truck Driver Social Media Convention last fall, where he urged the ...

Language of the MCSAC/MRB sleep apnea recommendations

| December 08, 2011

You've more than likely seen the news, available via Overdrive here, that firm recommendations for guidance on required evaluation and treatment for sleep apnea among truck drivers with a body mass index (BMI) measurement of ...

RemZzzs CPAP Mask Liners

| April 12, 2011

RemZzzs CPAP Mask Liners are for truckers who already wear a CPAP mask to treat sleep apnea. RemZzzs liners eliminate air leaks, prevent skin irritations and pressure marks, and accommodate high-pressure patients and users who ...

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