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2014-09-19 08:25:32

VIENNA, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped. The global study has found that, six years after stopping intensive treatment with the combination of perindopril and indapamide, patients with type 2 diabetes continued to have a lower risk of serious heart disease...

heart attack and undiagnosed diabetes
2014-06-04 05:05:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One out of every 10 individuals who have had a heart attack may have undiagnosed diabetes, according to research presented Tuesday at the American Heart Association’s Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions 2014. As part of the study, a team of researchers led by Dr. Suzanne V. Arnold, an assistant professor at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, studied the...

2012-07-12 23:01:30

Cocoa the pure form of chocolate has been proven to reduce the risk of stroke and improve blood flow for people with Type 2 Diabetes. Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Diabetes Support Supplements, a new dietary supplement from ProactiveLife, is the first product to infuse pure cocoa powder with nine other ingredients to provide support for healthy blood glucose levels and cardiovascular support. Recent studies have shown pure cocoa lowers cardiovascular risk. According to...

2012-07-06 10:50:21

SAGE sponsors symposium on cardiovascular disease prevention European experts in cardiovascular medicine will today gather at a two day symposium to address the national agenda on cardiovascular disease prevention, held at Imperial College London and sponsored by leading independent academic and professional publisher SAGE. One session at the conference, chaired by Professors Joep Perk and David Wood will focus on the new 2012 Joint European Societies' Guidelines on cardiovascular...

Ongoing and Sustained Clinical Support Required By People With Type 2 Diabetes
2012-06-13 16:36:08

Study analyses impact of one-off advice session and ongoing support for patients diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes Research led by the University of Leicester concludes that people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes need ongoing advice from GPs sustained over a number of years rather than a one-off session when they are first diagnosed. Although a single programme for people with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes mellitus shows sustained improvements in some illness beliefs at three years,...

2012-04-24 05:29:32

By: Demetria "Dee" Hobbs, Ivanhoe  Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) – Globally, more than 180 million people have diabetes; and by the year 2025, the number of diabetic patients is expected to increase by another 200 million. In the United States alone, one in ten healthcare dollars is attributed to diabetes, costing patients and the government more than a hundred billion dollars a year in medical expenditures. Diabetes can only be controlled, it cannot be cured, or can...

2012-04-19 11:34:00

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation In the study, all-cause and CVD mortality risks were found to be significantly higher among study participants that didn't exercise compared with active participants at all blood pressure levels. Moreover, the excess mortality risks of physical inactivity, when converted into a "blood pressure equivalence of physical activity" measurement, revealed that physical inactivity was similar to a rise...

Men Who Treat Their Diabetes With Insulin Face Higher Risk Of Heart Disease
2012-03-27 07:07:59

Researchers at Brigham and Women´s Hospital (BWH) have conducted a study showing a link between diabetes and heart risks in men. According to the study, men who used insulin to treat their Type 2 diabetes and who did not have a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) were at a higher risk for major cardiovascular events such as death, heart attack or stroke than those men who had a history of CVD. The BWH team presented their findings at the American College of Cardiology 2012 Annual...

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