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Prader Willi Syndrome, Sleep, and Growth Hormone

In this podcast we welcome guests Drs Okorie and Miller for a conversation regarding common sleep and pulmonary issues in children with Prader Willi Syndrome, including obstructive and central sleep apnea as well as hypersomnia. In addition, we discuss how growth hormone may affect sleep apnea severity.

Guests

Caroline Okorie, MD is a pediatric pulmonologist and sleep physician at Stanford.
Jennifer Miller, MD is a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of Florida.

Host

David Ingram, MD is a pediatrician and sleep physician at Children’s Mercy Hospital.

 

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Last Reviewed: February 2019