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Resistance interval training lowers the risk of heart disease in seniors with type 2 diabetes. The researchers of the study wrote, “The endothelium plays a pivotal role regulating the many factors that determine vascular tone, tissue perfusion, coagulation and… Read More
Blood pressure in type 2 diabetics can be lowered with easy exercises. Coauthor of the study Bronwyn Kingwell explained, “It appears you don’t have to do very much. We saw some marked blood pressure reductions over trial days when… Read More
Cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk is reduced with the Paleo diet in obese postmenopausal women. Lead author Caroline Blomquist explained, “Eating a Paleolithic-type diet without calorie restriction significantly improved the fatty acid profile associated with insulin sensitivity, and it… Read More
If diabetes isn’t well managed, it can lead to health complications such as retinopathy and even neuropathy, among others. It’s important then that diabetics take the necessary steps in order to reduce the risk of developing these complications.
Researcher Dr. … Read More
Heart attack and diabetes risk increases with the failure to safely store excess fat in the body. Overeating and lack of physical activity are well-known contributors to weight gain and the obesity epidemic. Obesity is linked to a higher risk… Read More
Dementia and cognitive decline may be delayed by preventing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. This is important as more people are living longer with diabetes, as obesity rates continue to rise, and more people are living with chronic heart disease. A… Read More
Acute kidney injury, proteinuria, and blood sugar increase the risk of poor renal function in diabetes patients. The researchers looked at 3,679 type 2 diabetics from a de-identified cohort of patients.
Patients were classified into groups based on the following… Read More
Researchers have found that smoking in diabetes can take years off patients’ life. The study found that diabetic smokers are twice as likely to die prematurely, compared to smokers without diabetes.
Dr. Joel Zonszein commented, “Smoking is bad for… Read More
In type 2 diabetes, cognitive decline is linked to brain atrophy that resembles early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers led a large-scale study comparing brain scans and cognitive function in patients with diabetes and patients without it. Brain… Read More
This weekly health news roundup presents our latest posts on osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, diabetes, and Lewy body dementia. This week we learned that bone mineral density is impacted by quality of life, while cognition problems in Alzheimer’s disease may… Read More
With cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease on the rise, it’s important to understand how these ailments affect the elderly. In light of this, we present our latest articles on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions including diabetes, prostate… Read More
November is National Epilepsy Month, so we present our posts discussing epilepsy as well as the associated risk factors and complications, including asthma, cataracts, migraine with aura, autism, and type 1 diabetes.
Epilepsy causes seizures resulting from a short… Read More
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