In this Meet the Expert, we are pleased to introduce you to Teresa Pearson, MS, RN, CDCES, FADCES. Teresa is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist with over 30 years experience in clinical diabetes.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with the development of type 2 diabetes due to altered glucose metabolism and promotion of insulin resistance. There is evidence to suggest that untreated OSA may have a negative glycemic impact in people with type 2 diabetes. Kim Kelly, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CDTC, CPC, CEC discusses the association between OSA and type 2 diabetes.