Tag Archive: diabetes

Jan 07

Adopting six healthy lifestyle behaviors could avert about 73% of coronary heart disease cases among women over 20 years, and 46% of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia,

Adopting six healthy lifestyle behaviors could avert about 73% of coronary heart disease cases among women over 20 years, and 46% of diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia, suggests an analysis of about 69 000 participants followed for 20 years in the Nurses’ Health Study II (NHS II). The findings are published in the January 6/13, 2015 …

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Dec 05

For patients with diabetes, even mild coronary artery disease can increase the risk for death, points new research from the CONFIRM Registry

For patients with diabetes, even mild coronary artery disease can increase the risk for death, points new research from the CONFIRM Registry. The analysis of data from the registry was presented at the Radiological Society of North America 100th Annual Meeting.

Sep 18

Patients who already have hypertension and then develop diabetes do not have increased risk of death as compared to those who do not have diabetes

Patients who already have hypertension and then develop diabetes do not have increased risk of death as compared to those who do not have diabetes, suggested a new study presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) High Blood Pressure Research Scientific Sessions 2014.

Aug 11

The study is published online in Heart.

A new research has pointed that loss of sensation in the feet, a result of diabetes, may be a predictor of cardiovascular events such as heart attack and strokes. The study is published online in Heart.

May 24

A report published online May 20 in CMAJ Open has stated that within a year, obesity may overtake smoking as the number-one modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD)

• A report published online May 20 in CMAJ Open has stated that within a year, obesity may overtake smoking as the number-one modifiable cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor in Canada. The study also revealed that the prevalence of diabetes is expected to increase over the next seven years.

May 23

Increasing severity of heart failure may be associated with an increasing risk of type 2 diabetes

Increasing severity of heart failure may be associated with an increasing risk of type 2 diabetes, reports an evaluation of a Danish national cohort of patients with heart failure. During a 10–year follow–up, patients with the most severe heart failure had a three–fold increased risk of developing diabetes than patients with the least severe heart …

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Jan 08

A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra–virgin olive oil (EVOO)

A Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra–virgin olive oil (EVOO) cut the risk for developing type 2 diabetes by about a third among adults at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared with a low–fat diet, a new analysis finds. The results, from the subgroup of subjects in the Spanish cardiovascular prevention study Prevencion con Dieta …

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