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Robert Ledda, MD

Dr. Bob Ledda, President of All Alaska Outdoors will be offering wellness weeks throughout the Summer. After graduating from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School with honors, he completed a residency in Emergency Medicine. He has become a true expert in disease and has practiced for over 26 years and seen over 60,000 patients. Six years ago he did a fellowship in Wellness and Precision Medicine. Now, Dr. Ledda is a Cenegenics Partner operating his own clinic on the lodge grounds.

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obstructive sleep apnea | COVID-19

Sleep and Sleep Apnea in the COVID19 Era

By: Robert Ledda, MD
June 11th, 2020

As a sleep technologist, you likely know COVID-19 has disrupted many people's lives, and can cause a dilemma for individuals struggling with sleep apnea. In the COVID-19 era, sleep is more important than ever for your patient’s physical and mental health and their immune systems. Here, and through his YouTube channel, Dr. Bob Ledda, M.D., a health and wellness physician at Community Health & Wellness Center, shows there is scientific evidence pointing to the association between metabolic diseases and poor sleep. Dr, Bob, who is a partner at Cenegenics® Alaska, talks about the physiology and long-standing medical consequences of sleep apnea, what the various treatment options are, and what supplements he suggests that scientific studies have shown to improve sleep. 

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