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Sleep apnoea attenuates the effects of a lifestyle intervention programme in men with visceral obesity
  1. Anne-Laure Borel1,
  2. Xavier Leblanc2,
  3. Natalie Alméras1,
  4. Angelo Tremblay1,3,
  5. Jean Bergeron4,
  6. Paul Poirier1,
  7. Jean-Pierre Després1,3,
  8. Frédéric Series1
  1. 1Centre de recherche, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Québec, Canada
  2. 2Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  3. 3Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Division of Kinesiology, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
  4. 4Lipid Research Center, CHUQ Research Center, Québec, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Frédéric Sériès, Department of Pneumology, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, 2725 Chemin Sainte-Foy, G1V 4G5 Québec, Canada; frederic.series{at}fmed.ulaval.ca

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  • Funding This study was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research: CIHR grant 89985 and the National Institute for Public Research.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by the Medical Ethics Committees of Université Laval and Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding This study was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research: CIHR grant 89985 and the National Institute for Public Research.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by the Medical Ethics Committees of Université Laval and Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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