Benefits of tight blood pressure control to prevent diabetes complications were not sustained
- Tight BP control in patients with diabetes is well worthwhile. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;1/15/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p175
Discusses the study `Tight Blood Pressure and Risk of Macrovascular and Microvascular Complications in Type 2 Diabetes' published in the `British Medical Journal' periodical in 1998.
- 8. Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management. // Diabetes Care;2015 Supplement, Vol. 38, pS49
The article focuses on cardiovascular disease (CVD) and risk management in patients with diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Topics discussed include hypertension screening and diagnosis, blood pressure control to prevent or slow down...
- Detecting diabetes and high blood pressure. // Caribbean Business;5/27/2010, Vol. 38 Issue 20, pB45
The article discusses the importance of monitoring the blood pressure to reduce the risk of life-threatening complications among diabetic patients in the U.S.
- Address diabetic retinopathy by treating underlying disease. Abelson, Mark B.; Tzekov, Rad; Sena, Dayse; Lou, Peter; Dewey-Mattia, Daniel // Ophthalmology Times;10/1/2009, Vol. 34 Issue 19, p28
The article features the proper management of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients. Research reveals that prevention is the best tool in preventing DR, thus, it is vital for individuals to manage their blood glucose levels and blood pressure to a lesser extent, to exercise, to watch caloric and...
- Prevention of Diabetic Foot Ulcer. Iraj, Bijan; Khorvash, Fariborz; Ebneshahidi, Alireza; Askari, Gholamreza // International Journal of Preventive Medicine;Mar2013, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p373
The article discusses the prevalence of diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) and offers prevention and management recommendation of diabetes complications. It explains the pathophysiology of the DFU which include the most common contributing factors of DFU. It outlines the preventive and management...
- Long-term gains from early diabetes treatment. Pickett, Sharon // GP: General Practitioner;9/12/2008, p7
The article reports on the result of the study on the long term benefits of early treatment for diabetes by the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS). The UKPDS trial has 5,102 patients tracked from 1977 to 1997 reveals that complications of diabetes may lessen by improving blood...
- Preventing complications. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Apr2010, p87
The article offers tips on how to prevent various complications of diabetes. It suggests the management of blood pressure and cholesterol along with appropriate lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes-related complications. Furthermore, it also explains various types of diabetic complications...
- HEALTH HEAD TO TOE. NEITHERCOTT, TRACEY // Diabetes Forecast;Apr2014, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p36
The article presents the ways for the prevention and fight against the complications related to diabetes. It says that at least 30 minutes exercise must be done five times a week to guard against stroke. It adds that losing weight can lower the chances of the development of dangerous fat...
- DIABETES ON THE RISE, BUT DIABETES-RELATED COMPLICATIONS DECLINING. // Heart Advisor;Jul2014, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p2
The article focuses on the report in the "New England Journal of Medicine" regarding the declining rate of diabetes-related complications, however, a steady increase in the number of people developing diabetes is still present.