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Research Article

Neck Grasp Predicts Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Figure 1

(a) Easy sleep apnea predictor (ESAP) entails placing both thumbs together at the anterior of the neck and encircling the fingers in the posterior. (b) Positive ESAP is shown. The patient is unable to encircle their neck resulting in at least a 1cm gap between fingertips. (c) Negative ESAP is shown. The patient is able to encircle their neck defined as touching fingertips in the posterior neck. Figures reproduced with author permission [17].


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