sleep apnea

Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A.W.A.K.E meeting

The Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A. W. A. K. E. is a patient support group for truck drivers with sleep apnea. It is part of the nationwide network of support groups organized by the American Sleep Apnea Association. The meeting will be held via conference call. The number is (712) 432 –5015, access code 350926. Steven Peters from Fisher-Paykel will be the speaker. awake.truckersforacause.com , TFAC- A. W. A. K. E. information line (337) 513-4543.

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Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A.W.A.K.E. meeting

The Truckers for a Cause Chapter of A. W. A. K. E. is a patient support group for truck drivers with sleep apnea. It is part of the nationwide network of support groups organized by the American Sleep Apnea Association. The meeting will be held via conference call. The number is (712) 432 – 5015 access code 350926. awake.truckersforacause.com , TFAC- A. W. A. K. E. information line (337) 513-4543.

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CPAP alternative

Transcend, a continuous positive airway pressure machine, is smaller and lighter than the traditional sleep apnea remedy CPAP machine.

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Personal Tune-up

Carolyn gives advice on resolutions, loneliness, and thinking about another woman.

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New aid for sleep apnea?

Sleep researchers are testing a new approach to controlling sleep apnea. It involves an implant that would keep the tongue from relaxing so much that it blocks air passages. Inspire Medical Systems plans to test 100 apnea patients by late January to see how well the implant really works. You can read a full report from the Associated Press on this technique, called hypoglossal nerve stimulation. Truckers have a much higher incidence of obstructive sleep apnea. It ...

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Feedback

Truckers weigh in on BMI, midterm election results and CSA 2010.

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Truckers discuss real-world health problems

Truckers reviewed health problems and challenges of coping with them at an international conference on driver health in Baltimore.

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Full breath mouthpiece

The Full Breath Solution mouthpiece helps prevent obstructive sleep apnea.

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NPR looks at truckers’ health issues and regulation

A radio story on regulators' scrutiny of truckers health aired last week Friday for a larger than usual audience -- on NPR by reporter Frank Morris out of station KCUR in Kansas City, Mo. He introduced the heart -- or stomach -- of the story quickly: "Outside the Iron Skillet restaurant on I-70 east of Kansas City -- where you can get a salad, but the chicken-fried steak and eggs with gravy sure look more appealing ...

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Webinar: Driver shortage could persist

A driver shortage is emerging but several factors are working against meeting the demand for drivers.

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