Doctor Doubts Sleep Apnea Led To Reggie White's Death
Famous Athlete, Reggie White, Dies From Complications of Untreated Sleep Apnea
Public attention recently turned to the effects of sleep apnea after initial autopsy reports showed the affliction could have contributed to the death of NFL great Reggie White, who died at age 43.
Trouble thinking is one of my "favorite" sympthoms of blood sugar over 180.
Virginia researchers say a temporary rise in blood sugar levels in people with diabetes can inhibit their ability to think quickly and solve problems.
I've blogrolled it. Wish it had an RSS feed, I'd read more of it more often.
They are indicating that sleep apnea may have been a factor.
White died from lung ailment
I REALLY REALLY like my new dentist. He does the teeth cleaning himself -- but I think it's more because this is an area where it is difficult to get hygenist. He still hasn't touched the temporary filling, and I think by the time he does, I'm know him well enough it won't bother me.
He wants me to get them cleaned every 4 months, which I agree is a good idea since diabetics do have problems with gums and gum disease.
Again, no official cause of death, but a good explaination of how someone could die from OSA.
Reggie White, sleep apnea, and cardiac death
I'm anxious to hear the details about this myself, being a CPAP patient and being extremely compliant.
I've seen two causes listed now, but nothing official and we probably won't get official results for several weeks.