Tag Archive: Diabetes

Jul 12

Cardiovascular risk factors impact duration of hospitalization and mortality in ACS patients

According to a study reported June 26, 2016 in the International Journal of Cardiology, risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as diabetes, both type 1 and 2, hypertension, hyperlipidemia have a significant and varied impact on duration of hospitalization and mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and it may be inappropriate to group …

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Jun 20

 High consumption of sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages associated with increased CAC

Results of a large cross-sectional study of 22,210 asymptomatic men and women published in the July 2016 issue of the American Heart Journal show that high levels of sugar-sweetened carbonated beverage consumption are associated with a higher prevalence and degree of coronary artery calcium (CAC) in asymptomatic adults without a history of cardiovascular disease, cancer, …

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Feb 21

Study links CKD to cardiovascular and overall mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes

A new study in the March 2016 issue of the Journal of Diabetes and Complications has pointed out baseline chronic kidney disease (CKD) and CKD stage as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in Spanish patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus including separate subsamples of men and women as well as in …

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Sep 18

New research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes

New research presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes shows that diabetic women are more at risk than diabetic men of having a heart attack and other complications as they age.


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