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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Women Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Jennifer L. Martin

Location: Sepulveda, CA
Congressional District Code: 29
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: February 2018 - January 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $303,773
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is associated with significant adverse health consequences including cardiovascular disease, motor vehicle accidents, daytime functional impairments and mortality risk. Although SDB is more common among men than women, it still impacts 17% of women in the general population. [Our preliminary evidence suggests it is even more common among women Veterans who receive VA care.] The recommended first-line therapy for most patients with SDB is positive airway pressure...

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