The recent study by the Sydney based George Institute for International Health, finds out that by lowering the blood glucose level, patients can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 10%. It also finds that well controlled blood glucose can cut down various other risks of renal disease and cardiovascular risks by 21% and 30% respectively. The study has covered a long period of five years and involved around 11,000 people in various countries.
The study indicates that 6.5% of blood glucose level, is both good and effective in type 2 diabetes as it saves people from the complications like renal disease. Dr. Perkovic of the researchers team says that the treatment to reduce the blood glucose level, can lead to problem like hypoglycemia. He further says that they aim to find out the different strategy of treatment and the study will work as the base. The study is a blessing for a country like Australia that contains a population of nearly one million patient with type 2 diabetes. Dr. Perkovic thinks that the results of the study must be applied soon.
Also the study suggests that lifestyle habits like diets and exercise as well as drugs and injection can be used effective in reducing the blood glucose level.
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald