Episode 110: Differential Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders and Hypersomnias


Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an interview with Alcibiades Rodriguez, MD. [LISTEN TIME: 19 minutes]

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Alcibiades Rodriguez, MD

Episode 110 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments® podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 110, "Differential Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders and Hypersomnias" features a conversation with Alcibiades Rodriguez, MD, medical director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center—Sleep Center at NYU Langone, who discussed several sleep-related topics, including the diagnosis of rare sleep disorders and hypersomnias. He spoke on the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, the importance of adherence to medication, and the ways clinicians can help patients stick to their treatment regimen. Furthermore, he talked about the conversations between patients and clinicians to ensure an accurate diagnosis, as well as the emerging research in the sleep disorder field over the coming years.

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  • 1:40 – Conversations needed to differentiate diagnoses
  • 4:30 – Appearance of sleep disorders and overlap
  • 6:50 – Complications with untreated sleep apnea
  • 8:25 – Neurology News Minute
  • 10:55 – Ways to improve adherence to medication
  • 13:50 – Emerging research in the field

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