Study: Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection

Diabetes Drug May Also Offer Vascular Protection

A University of Missouri study suggests a type 2 diabetes medication provided arterial protection and may prevent aortic stiffening and cardiovascular risks.

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China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

Cardiovascular problems propelled by increases in high blood pressure and obesity are hitting the Chinese population, according to a new study. Is Western influence a cause?

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Diabetes Raises Heart Attack Death Risk by 50-percent

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health

Having diabetes increases the risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack by around 50-percent, according to a large study.

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Study: Diabetes and C.A.D. Can Be Deadly

Journal: Diabetes Care - July 2016

The combination of type 2 diabetes and CAD can be deadly, with patients facing a one in four chance of dying over the course of 18 months.

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Diabetes Drug Lowers Cardiovascular and Kidney Complication Risk

Liraglutide - Brand name Victoza

For the first time, a large clinical trial showed across-the-board cardiovascular benefit of a common diabetes drug, a much-needed outcome for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Discovery May Prevent or Treat Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Cardiac Muscle

Researchers make a discovery that may lead to the prevention and treatment of a common form of heart damage found in people with diabetes.

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Air Pollution Linked to Poorer Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

Pollution Affects Blood Sugar Levels and Cholesterol

Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels.

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Black Raspberry Lowers Cardiovascular Risk in Metabolic Syndrome

Journal of Medicinal Food

Researchers investigated short-term effects of black raspberry on arterial stiffness – an indicator of cardiovascular disease – on people with metabolic syndrome.

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Study Finds Best Diabetes Drug for Lowering Heart Disease Death Risk

Metformin Cuts Risk of Heart DIsease Death

The most commonly prescribed stand-alone drug for type 2 diabetes reduces the relative risk of dying from heart disease as much as 40-percent more than its closest competing diabetes drug.

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Fewer Heart Attacks if Statins are Prescribed Differently, Says Study

Fewer Heart Attacks if Statins are Prescribed Differently, Says Study.

A research team has developed a new approach to prescribing statins which would lower the risk of heart attack for many people.

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