Nevada Sleep Diagnostics provides an essential service20 March, 2020
Nevada Sleep Diagnostics was a proud sponsor of the 34th annual Nevada Academy of Family Physicians Summer CME Meeting.
We were invited to present and educate on improving sleep health to over 200 Family Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Medical Students, and Residents.
The benefits of testing sleep at home with the “Sleep View” Monitor was our
highlight. While most of the physicians were familiar with ordering the test and
understanding the results of the test, many had not seen a home sleep testing
There was a fascination with how the “Sleep View” components were integrated
to provide information on the nature of respiratory events. Whether the
respiratory events showed partially closed airway, fully closed airway, or open
Relative to possible central sleep apnea (open airway), I mentioned the current
Kareem Abdul Jabbar education video on atrial fibrillation. Further evaluation of
the patient is important when possible central events are present.
Other information that could be found with a “Sleep View” home sleep test of
two nights was discussed, including sleep disruption in adolescents and young
Special thanks to Dr. Neil Gokal, Chair of this NAFP conference, for the invitation
and Brooke Wong for making our participation seamless.
We found many old friends including Dr. Daliah Wachs, a nationally syndicated
radio personality, heard here in Las Vegas on KDWN and other stations across the
nation. You can also find her on podcast at her website here. I was on one of her early shows in 2009.
Dr. Daliah was the MC for the evening Sip and Savor networking gathering. She
gave Nevada Sleep a couple of “shout outs.”
Finally, appreciation goes to Doctor Colleen Lyons, NFP Editor who found a
solution for me to a year-long question. She also Introduced me to the NFP
I couldn’t have done this without Yraima, our Marketing Director for 18 years.