- 20 Mar
Genesis SleepCare and Bundaberg Cardiology hosted a heart and sleep education evening in Bundaberg last week, attracting local general practitioners and nurses. Speakers included Dr Charl Liebenberg, Genesis SleepCare affiliated Sleep & Respiratory Physician, and Dr Hermann Wittmer, Cardiologist at Bundaberg Cardiology.
Dr Charl Liebenberg discussed the links between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and mental health. He also provided an update on the importance of patient compliance to CPAP treatment. Dr Liebenberg consults at Genesis SleepCare Bundaberg and the Mater Misericordiae Hospital.
Dr Liebenberg was joined by Dr Hermann Wittmer, Cardiologist at Bundaberg Cardiology. Dr Wittmer presented on atrial fibrillation and provided recent updates and guidelines for treatment. Further information about Bundaberg Cardiology is available here.