Does anyone know if there is a correlation between sleep apnea and diabetes?

Question by Diana J: Does anyone know if there is a correlation between sleep apnea and diabetes?
My husband has diabetes and Sleep Apnea. Can you tell me if you have diabetes can this cause you to have Sleep Apnea?

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Answer by jurydoc
Is he overweight? Both diabetes and sleep apnea are correlated with obesity. This COULD be the connection. I am unaware of any direct connection between diabetes and apnea.

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