Cardiovascular complications and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) were common nonfatal complications in adults 60 years of age and older with diabetes.
Findings show grape consumption lowered blood pressure, improved heart function and reduced other risk factors for heart disease and metabolic syndrome.
When obese men take a relatively small dose of resveratrol in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms change for the better.
A University of Missouri study suggests a type 2 diabetes medication provided arterial protection and may prevent aortic stiffening and cardiovascular risks. Obesity and Type...
The FDA approved the ResQCPR System, devices for first responders that may improve a cardiac arrest patient's chance of surviving. The U.S. Food and Drug...
The oral medications most widely used to lower blood-sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes are likely to increase the risk of spasm of the coronary arteries.
People who take cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins after a stroke may be less likely to have another stroke later.
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids may influence mood, personality and behavior, according to results of a study presented by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Denver.
Exposure to air pollution has an especially negative impact on people with diabetes, which includes worsening blood sugar levels. Exposure to air pollution can worsen...
A research team has developed a new approach to prescribing statins which would lower the risk of heart attack for many people. Millions of people...
Stroke patients who have hyperglycemia at the time of admission to the hospital for treatment of the stroke are at higher risk of death than stroke patients with normal blood sugar levels, according to a recent study.
Preliminary results showed diabetic patients who took the cholesterol-lowering medicine Lipitor had significantly fewer heart attacks, strokes and surgical procedures compared to patients who received placebo.
Newly Identified Genes Influence Insulin and Glucose Regulation, 5 variants raise type 2 diabetes...
Researchers found 13 new genetic variants that influence blood glucose regulation, insulin resistance, and the function of insulin-secreting beta cells in populations of European descent. Five of the variants increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The study found that both treatments induced positive changes in the level of particles that carry cholesterol and triglycerides through the blood stream.
Eating a very low-calorie yet nutritionally balanced diet is good for your heart. Studying heart function in members of an organization called the Caloric Restriction Society, investigators found that their hearts functioned like the hearts of much younger people.
New research has discovered a substance in tangerines not only prevents obesity, but also offers protection against type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis.