Talking Sleep | Obesity Management for Sleep Clinicians
Talking Sleep Season 5 | Episode 15
Obesity Management for Sleep Clinicians
Dr. Rafael Sepulveda, GUEST
We have long known that obesity is a risk factor for OSA, but most sleep clinicians don’t manage obesity. Is this something we should consider? How complicated is it? How should we navigate insurance hurdles? Do we need to employ a dietician? Is managing obesity feasible for a typical sleep medicine practice? Here to explore this further on today’s episode of Talking Sleep is Dr. Rafael Sepulveda.
Dr. Sepulveda is board-certified in internal medicine, sleep medicine, and obesity medicine. He is the founder of Sleep Fit Medical: Sleep and Weight management center in Sonoma, California. He offers a comprehensive approach and is here to help us better understand how obesity care may be perfectly suited for a sleep medicine clinic.