The time of year that you are diagnosed with sleep apnea can have a significant effect on how much you may end up paying for your CPAP machine. Here’s how it works. Continue reading “Insurance and the CPAP Machine”
Why the name?
Why “DreamDiver”? For me, sleep can be like diving from consciousness into unconsciousness and vice versa. Continue reading “Why the name?”
Doctors and Sleep Medicine
Below is a list suggesting how the Sleep Industry might like to see sleep study patients managed. While this may be the way the Sleep Industry would like to see things standardized, currently there are no well-recognized standards for this level of patient management. It’s up to the doctors and sleep labs how sleep study patients are managed and who handles what part of the professional/patient relationship. This can work to your advantage, or it can work against you. Continue reading “Doctors and Sleep Medicine”
Sleep Apnea – the Diagnosis
Do you wake up sweating like you ran a marathon all night, even though you were supposedly asleep? That’s what was happening to me. I ran through all sorts of medical tests for everything. Finally, after running out of tests, the doctor said I should try one last thing: a test for sleep apnea. Continue reading “Sleep Apnea – the Diagnosis”