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Sleep Apnea in Children with Down Syndrome

Special | 25m 19s

Camilla Matthews and Vivek Balasubramaniam, Associate Professors, Pediatrics, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, discuss the causes and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea as well as testing and treatment options for children and adolescents with Down syndrome. Sleep apnea impacts daytime behavior and alertness, cardiovascular risk factors, pain, immune function, and insulin resistance.

Aired: 03/20/15

Rating: TV-G

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