CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canadian Trucking Alliance News Release Media contact: Deanna Pagnan, Director of Policy & Government Relations (416) 249-7401 x 247, Deanna.Pagnan@ontruck.org CTA, OSA Canada Launch Sleep Apnea Screening and Treatment Pilot Unique, full service program provides fleet solutions and better quality of life to drivers (OTTAWA, May 28, 2012) – The Canadian Trucking […]

Fleet-Wide Screening Of Drivers For Sleep Apnea With Somni-Sage

Unfortunately, most cases of sleep apnea remain undetected. It is estimated that only 15% of adults with sleep apnea have been diagnosed. Common factors associated with this condition include obesity, male gender, increasing age, a large neck, and poor quality sleep. Frequently, co-existing medical conditions are seen with and often made worse by untreated sleep […]

Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Testing for Commercial Trucking Carriers

Once a driver has been identified at-risk, we provide sleep apnea diagnostic testing services with the ease of web-based scheduling and a quick, reliable turn-around from diagnosis to treatment. All of our networked sleep centers are accredited. Our sleep studies are gold-standard Type-1 and are the preferred method for diagnosing and assessing the severity of […]

How Sleep Apnea Impacts the Commercial Trucking Industry

According to the FMCSA, it is estimated that sleep apnea affects 28% of all commercial drivers (approximately 1.8 million drivers). Untreated, sleep apnea contributes to hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease – conditions that represent three of the most costly health expenditures among commercial drivers. Poor sleep quality from untreated sleep apnea can also lead to […]