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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

( An ISO 9001:2015 Certified International Journal )

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301

ICV : 78.6



Tesna AliceThomson*, Chinnu Jacob and Dr. S. Haja Sherief


Background: Obstructive sleep apnoea is considered as the manifestation of metabolic disorders like diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and obesity because of the influence of these abnormalities leading to the chances for a patient to develop habitual sleep restriction. Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the causal relationship between metabolic disorders and sleep apnoea. Methods: This study was done using online questionnaires and forms which was circulated among people irrespective of age through social media. Out of all responses, data of 62 patients that matched with the standards of inclusion criteria such as, presence of metabolic disorders like diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperlipidaemia, and obesity were added in the study. Chi-square test and p-value were calculated. In addition to that, a scoring system providing an appropriate score for each answer with a maximum of 12 for each query. Results: Based upon the overall percentage of the score received by each patient, the chances of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea was less likely in 43.54% of the people, probable in 38.72%, and possible in 17.74% of the people. At the same time, there were no definite cases with a maximum scoring of 11-12. Conclusion: Within the study, there was a probability of the association of diabetes and obstructive sleep apnoea. That is, the chances of the disorder were noted in the majority of the patients whereas, just above half were noted without any symptoms despite having the disorder.

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