Obesity is a risk factor for disturbed sleep. This study looks at sleep-disordered obese patients in a hospital setting. In this video, American Journal of Medicine Editor-in-Chief Joseph S. Alpert talks about intervening with your patients about their quality of sleep. "Recognition and Treatment of Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Obese Hospitalized Patients May Improve Survival. The HoSMed Database" by Sharma et al was published in the October 2017 issue of the American Journal of Medicine and can be read on amjmed.com.