There is a clear cut relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Studies indicate that there is a two to three fold increase in the incidence of heart disease in patients with diabetes as compared to those without diabetes.
Lack of vitamin D may make teens fat.
WASHINGTON - Lack of vitamin D is not only bad for the bones, it may also lead to fatter adolescents, according to a new study. The study of more than 650 teens age 14-19 has found that those who reported higher vitamin D intakes had lower overall body fat and lower amounts of the fat in the abdomen, a type of fat known as visceral fat, which has been associated with health risks such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension.
Do you know diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in US ? This awesome rank holder is a cold-blooded killer. According to the survey results of the American Diabetes Association death rates due to diabetes has increased 45%.
Are you a diabetic? and always feel sleepy in the day time? snore loudly? check up yourself immediately with a specialist, you might be suffering from sleep apnea, a potentially life-threatening problem affecting one out of three diabetics. Treatment is necessary to avoid high risk of blood pressure, heart problems and other complications.
Oatmeal is a product of ground oat groats (i.e. oat-meal, The term, ‘oatmeal’ can refer also to other products made from oat groats, such as cut oats, crushed oats, and rolled oats. The groats are coarsely ground to make oatmeal, or cut into small pieces to make steel-cut oats, or steamed and rolled to make rolled oats.
Most diabetics seldom realize or care about the dangers of diabetes, that is until it is too late. The dreaded “slow killer” not only brings in mortality (which considering the other consequences may even be a welcome relief) but continuous pain, suffering and stealthily progressing debilitating diseases like poly-neuropathy, diabetic retinopathy, chronic renal failure and more.
The recent label of diabetes drug Actos has gone through a big change and is updated. The current Product Monograph for Actos contains the following new or updated information:
- Actos should not be used in patients with any stage of heart failure (Contraindications section)
- Actos is not approved for use with metformin and a sulfonylurea.
Canada based researchers have concluded that contrary to popular belief, high fiber diets are not effective in diabetes and heart disease. Instead, they found beans, peas, pasta, lentils and boiled rice are better for controlling them.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked all companies to show their diabetes drugs don’t increase chances of cardiac trouble. This new guidance document, announced Wednesday, comes on the heels of reports that two commonly prescribed blood sugar-lowering drugs already on the market, Avandia and Actos, increase the risk of heart failure and, in the case of Avandia, increase the risk of heart attack.