Sustained improvement in mild obstructive sleep apnea after a dietand physical activity-based lifestyle intervention: Postinterventional follow-up

Author: Tuomilehto, H. Country/countries: Finland Number of patients participating in the study: 81 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: Physicians Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Smoking cessation or reduction
Intervention analysed in the study: Action-based and emotional-based behavioural techniques, delivered in groups Intervention components: E+AB+EB+G
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Setting of implementation: N/A Professionals delivering the intervention: Dietician/nutritionist Targeted self-management behaviours: Cessation or reduction of alcohol and other harmful consumptions, Eating behaviours, Physical activity /exercise, Self-monitoring, Smoking cessation or reduction

Outcomes measured in the study

Effekt Messgröße Tool
Comorbidities managament Systolic pressure N/A
Comorbidities managament Diastolic pressure N/A
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management BMI - Body Mass Index N/A
Weight management Waist size N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 51.75 years (+/- a standard deviation of 9.01) Gender: 19 females Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 32.49 (+/- a standard deviation of 2.84) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Effekt Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Comorbidities managament - Systolic pressure
Comorbidities managament - Diastolic pressure
Weight management - Weight (Kgs/lbs)
Weight management - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight management - Waist size

Other publications associated with this study

Lifestyle intervention with weight reductionβ€”First line treatment in mild obstructive sleep apnoea