Clinical Update

Chen, Benjamin H.
November 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/28/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 11, p1500
Academic Journal
Presents a study to determine the relationship between systolic blood pressure and the risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Design; Results; Conclusion that it is likely that patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension would benefit from aggressive lowering of blood pressure.


Related Articles

  • Meta-analysis of Hypertension Trials in Diabetic Patients. Pahor, Marco; Psaty, Bruce M.; Alderman, Michael H.; Furberg, Curt D. // Diabetes Care;Jan2001, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p178 

    Comments on the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study wherein hypertension trials in diabetic patients were analyzed. Limitations of the study; Implications; Results of comparative trials in hypertension.

  • Diabetes mellitus and raised serum triglyceride concentration in treated hypertension--are they... Samuelsson, Ola; Pennert, Kjell // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/14/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7058, p660 

    Presents a study on the correlation between long term treatment with antihypertensive drugs and increased risk of coronary heart disease. Risk factors to coronary heart disease; Impact of metabolic diseases on the prognosis for treated hypertensive patients.

  • Diabetes complications.  // Nursing Standard;2/25/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p58 

    The article presents a quiz about the complications of diabetes including questions on blood vessel damage, ketoacidosis, and the stages of retinopathy.

  • Spironolactone; the ultimate blocker of RAAS cascade in hypertensive patients with special reference to its cardiovascular benefits: Revisiting the forgotten ways. Sunil, K. K.; Sruti, J.; Siva, K. K.; Sandip, P.; Lalit, K. M.; Kirtikumar, D. M. // Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science;Apr2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p14 

    Hypertension is a major risk factor for various macro and microvascular complications in a patient with diabetes. Control of hypertension is of paramount importance in the care of a diabetes subject. The goals for blood pressure in diabetes subjects are below 130/ 80 mmHg and below 125/75 mmHg...

  • THE ROLES OF CAPSICUM IN DIABETES MELLITUS. Erhirhie, Earnest O.; O., Ewhre Lawrence; R., Ilevbare Franklin; Okparume, Daniel E. // Continental Journal of Pharmacology & Toxicology Research;2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p22 

    Diabetes is a major degenerative disease affecting at least 15 million people and having complications which include hypertension, atherosclerosis and microcirculatory disorders. At least 80% of Africans rely on plant medicine for their healthcare in the management of diabetes and other...

  • Assessment of the Effects of Rehabilitation After Cerebrovascular Accident in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension as Risk Factors. Tanovic, Edina; Selimovic, Senad; Tanovic, Haris // Medicinski Arhiv;Apr2014, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p124 

    Aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate the results of rehabilitation, to determine the prevalence of major risk factors in cerebrovascular accident and their consequences, as well as to propose measures and procedures that will affect the better rehabilitation. Methods: The survey analyzed:...

  • The increasing prevalence of diabetic nephropathy as a cause of end stage renal disease in Nigeria. Alebiosu, C. O.; Ayodele, O. E. // Tropical Doctor;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p218 

    The incidence of diabetic nephropathy, the leading cause of chronic kidney disease in the western world has increased by 150% in the past 10 years in the United States, with similar trends in Europe and Japan. It is apparent from the present study that diabetic nephropathy may be assuming an...

  • Update on obesity management. Haslam, David // Independent Nurse;12/8/2008, p30 

    The article provides information on how to manage obesity. It says that obese individuals should be identified from chronic disease clinic lists and opportunistically. Further, anyone attending smoking cessation clinics, hypertensive or hypercholesterolaemic patients should be assessed for all...

  • Mechanism of the progression of diabetic nephropathy to renal failure. Kikkawa, Ryuichi; Togawa, Masaki; Isono, Motohide; Isshiki, Keiji; Haneda, Masakazu // Kidney International Supplement;Nov1997, Issue 62, pS39 

    Although the evolution of diabetic nephropathy is brought about mostly by persistent hyperglycemia, its progression may be influenced by various other factors such as hypertension and dietary protein intake. It has been recently suggested in the literature that the gene polymorphism of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics