Sleep apnea is induced by a high-fat diet and reversed and prevented by metformin in non-obese rats.
- Published Article
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.)
- Publication Date
Jun 01, 2007
Insulin resistance induced by the HF diet could be the promoter of sleep apnea in non-obese rats. Metformin is an efficient curative and preventive treatment for sleep apnea, suggesting that insulin resistance modifies the ventilatory drive independently of obesity.
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