Sleep Apnea Disparities in Kids: Obesity May Override Impact of Race, Socioeconomics

August 28, 2023


Read time:

5-15 mins
Sleep Apnea Bed Night Snore 0
Presented by Health Lab

Once believed to be race and socioeconomic status to be big players in children developing sleep apnea, but there is a completely different risk factor that went unaccounted for. Erin Kirkham, M.D., M.P.H., a pediatric otolaryngologist, discusses obesity and the risks of sleep apnea following surgery treatment.

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