About half of Americans who suffer from sleep apnea are overweight, according to the
Veterans' claims for sleep apnea -- a common, treatable ailment often associated with obesity and aging -- have spiked nearly 150 percent since 2009, driving compensation for the disorder likely over
A change in federal law in 2004, phased in over 10 years and fully implemented in January, also allows veterans who qualify for retirement pay to receive their pensions and disability compensation. Prior to the change in law, the disability compensation had offset pension payments. To receive both payments, a veteran must be considered at least 50 percent disabled. During the Sleep Group Solutions two-day lecture, the instructor teaches an entire dental sleep medicine protocol, including; home sleep testing, billing medical insurance, working with physicians, and groundbreaking technology used to analyze the airway.
"It's all about screening and being able to identify if your patient is at risk," says Dr.
About Sleep Group Solution
Sleep Group Solutions is an airway diagnostic technology company serving the needs of physicians and dentists interested in screening, diagnosing and treating sleep apnea and other upper airway disorders. Sleep Group Solutions offers the latest screening and diagnostic equipment solutions for patients with allergy, sinus congestion, rhinitis, deviated septum, nasal polyps, snoring and sleep apnea. SGS offers the most comprehensive dental sleep medicine CE seminars in the industry focused on teaching dentists the protocols needed to make the treatment of snoring and sleep apnea part of their practice. Sleep Group Solutions offers sleep study interpretation, oral appliances (Norad Boil & Bite, Respire), online directory 1800SleepLab.com and online marketing for CPAP Intolerant patients. SGS is the manufacturer of the Eccovision Systems Rhinometer and Pharyngometer, and offers Home Sleep Testing devices from Watermark Medical.