The use of intensive lifestyle intervention for weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes has been shown to reduce the overall severity of obstructive sleep apnea.
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An 8-week, feasible, novel lifestyle program was pilot-tested to evaluate its effectiveness in improving dyspnea in patients with chronic respiratory disease and obesity.
The use of prenatal vitamin D supplementation alone has no effect on the 6-year incidence of asthma and recurrent wheeze in children considered to be at risk.
Increased compliance with continuous positive airway pressure therapy may reduce the risk for the development of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes who have obstructive sleep apnea.
The initiation of metformin therapy was associated with a lower risk for asthma exacerbations.
Assessment and management of comorbidities of gout can reduce future stroke risk in female patients.
Cortical bidirectional axial transmission measurements may be useful for fracture risk assessment in postmenopausal women.
Patients with plaque psoriasis have a reduced health-related quality of life, mainly in terms of emotional aspects.
Hypertension and diabetes are especially prevalent comorbidities in obese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.