Navigation Links
Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack
Date:3/31/2008

Danger level same as non-diabetics who already have had a heart attack, study says

MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics are more than twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease, putting them at the same risk level as non-diabetics who had previously suffered a heart attack, Danish researchers report.

The findings, appearing in April 1 issue of Circulation, led one study author to suggest all diabetics talk to their doctors about possibly starting treatments to control cholesterol levels and blood-pressure levels.

"We've talked about 'the lower, the better' for cholesterol and blood pressure to reduce the risk of heart attack," lead author Dr. Tina Ken Schramm, a research fellow at the Gentofte Hospital in Hellerup, Denmark, said in a prepared statement. "Now I think we should be saying the sooner, the better for primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in diabetics."

The study analyzes patient and national registries for people aged 30 and older living in Denmark in 1997. Researchers found 71,801 people with diabetes and 79,575 who had a previous heart attack, then identified deaths and causes of death over five years.

"The increased risk was observed in people at all ages with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes who were receiving insulin or other drugs to reduce levels of sugar in the blood," Schramm said. "When people with diabetes do have heart attacks, they are twice as likely to die as non-diabetics."

The relative risk, or hazard ratio, of dying from cardiovascular disease was found to be 2.45 times greater for female diabetics compared with 2.62 times greater for women with a prior heart attack. The relative risk of dying from cardiovascular causes was 2.42 times higher in male diabetics; for men who had a prior heart attack the hazard ratio was 2.44.

When looking at heart attack, stroke or death from cardiovas
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. For some diabetics, burden of care rivals complications of disease
2. Heart Chocolate(TM) With CM-X(TM) is Loved by Chocolate Connoisseurs and Diabetics Alike
3. 63 percent of diabetics risk serious foot problems by wearing the wrong-sized shoes
4. Ill-Fitting Shoes a Danger to Diabetics
5. Older Diabetics Using Avandia Face Increased Death Risk
6. Illness Presents Diabetics With Special Challenges
7. Caffeine Could Spell Trouble for Diabetics
8. Express Screening Process Aims to Put Diabetics on the Fast Track to Better Health
9. Self-Management Program Helps Diabetics
10. New Report: Dangerous Drug Side Effects and Deaths Doubled Since 1998... Seniors Hit Hardest
11. Doubled calorie intake from beverages likely contributes to adult obesity
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack
(Date:3/2/2015)... 02, 2015 Today the Brain Injury Association ... a time to recognize and support the more than 5.3 ... Each year BIAA leads the nation in observing Brain Injury ... of March. The theme for the 2015 to 2017 campaign ... a platform for educating the general public about the incidence ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 1% for the Planet , one of ... over 25 new business members at this year’s Expo West ... 1% for the Planet welcomes them and more, including Boulder ... nut butter line. , Food - how we grow ... continues to be a complex environmental issue throughout the country ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... 02, 2015 A cocaine snorting ... from the typical nip slip or scathing scuffle. A ... is dawning the streets of Hollywood as Paper Jesus’ ... drug addiction and substance abuse in Hollywood. The Oscar ... take a political stance on the travails of drug ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... March 02, 2015 Ticket Down is ... the Hollywood Bowl . This popular site has reduced ... promo code JIMMY-BUFFETT-2015 for added savings. , Parrotheads in ... performer will be headlining at the Hollywood Bowl for ... be on Thursday, October 22nd and it will be ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... “ Wants and Needs ” was featured on NewsWatch ... latest and coolest mobile applications on the iOS, Android, ... and host of NewsWatch, conducted the app review and ... priorities. , Whether a person needs help re-orienting or ... app allows people to enter and track wants, both ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brain Injury Association of America Launches “Not Alone” Campaign for Brain Injury Awareness Month 2Health News:1% For the Planet Members Shine Light on Food as Environmental Issue at Expo West 2Health News:1% For the Planet Members Shine Light on Food as Environmental Issue at Expo West 3Health News:Oscar Statue Snorting Cocaine Catches All Eyes in Hollywood, Ca 2Health News:Oscar Statue Snorting Cocaine Catches All Eyes in Hollywood, Ca 3Health News:Cheap Jimmy Buffett Tickets Hollywood Bowl: Ticket Down Slashes Prices on Jimmy Buffett Tickets at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles/Hollywood, CA 2Health News:An Application to Evaluate Priorities Was Featured on NewsWatch Television on January 30, 2015 2
... $950,308 from GlaxoSmithKline to improve care of asthma patients ... patients and hands-on training for primary health care teams. ... and adults, and is the greatest cause of missed ... the highest asthma rates in the state. The ...
... his State of the State announcement of a tenfold ... Kasich joined medical researchers from across the state on ... the faster network speeds will help enhance innovation. ... Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, ...
... MONDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Prescription sleeping pills may ... using them routinely might also make it more likely that ... suggests. A new study suggests that those who take ... people who don,t take them. What,s more, the research shows ...
... UT Dallas professor is studying the differences between the ... develop better treatments for people with both disorders. ... with unique characteristics, but they share similarities in social ... in diagnosis. Many young people with ASD were thought ...
... may not be able to compensate for their bodies, higher ... State researchers, making snow shoveling and other activities dangerous for ... air is such a trigger for coronary events," said Lawrence ... Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State College of Medicine. ...
... Mich. Often faced with overwhelming anxiety, patients newly diagnosed ... research recommends nurses play a key role in alleviating concerns, ... A diagnosis of lung cancer the leading cause of ... high levels of stress and raises existential issues and death-related ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:National Jewish Health receives grant to improve care of asthma patients in the San Luis Valley 2Health News:National Jewish Health receives grant to improve care of asthma patients in the San Luis Valley 3Health News:Kasich, doctors highlight the future of OARnet -- Ohio's Academic Research Network 2Health News:Kasich, doctors highlight the future of OARnet -- Ohio's Academic Research Network 3Health News:Sleeping Pills Linked to Raised Risk of Death, Cancer: Study 2Health News:Sleeping Pills Linked to Raised Risk of Death, Cancer: Study 3Health News:Study compares traits of autism, schizophrenia 2Health News:Cold air chills heart's oxygen supply 2Health News:Nurses key in helping new cancer patients overcome fears 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... 2, 2015   Emerson Ecologics, LLC ... supplements, prescription products and natural health and ... with Anabolic Laboratories, a leading manufacturer of ... new partnership will allow Anabolic Laboratories to ... practitioner segments and provide customers with added ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... , March 2, 2015 Nevro Corp. ... that has developed and commercialized an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation ... that Brad Vale , PhD, DVM, former Head ... appointed to its Board of Directors, effective March 1, ... years of experience in developing, commercializing and investing in ...
(Date:3/2/2015)... March 2, 2015  BC Technical, the nation,s ... acquired Eclipse Systems, a Nuclear Imaging service company ... part of their ongoing vision to provide the ... rate, BC Technical continues to expand their reach ... to add valuable resources and knowledge in addition ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Anabolic Laboratories Selects Emerson Ecologics As Distribution Partner 2Anabolic Laboratories Selects Emerson Ecologics As Distribution Partner 3Nevro Appoints Dr. Brad Vale to its Board of Directors 2BC Technical Acquires Eclipse Systems 2
... Md., Feb. 11, 2011 The U.S. Food and ... test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney ... the blood level of everolimus, a drug that helps ...   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Everolimus, marketed under ...
... DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2011 Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. today ... Preferred Stock private placement financing.  This financing was led ... and included participation by existing investors; Aberdare Ventures, Advent ... Roche Venture Fund.  Conatus will use the proceeds to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:FDA Clears Test to Help Patients With Kidney Transplants 2Conatus Pharmaceuticals Completes $20 Million Series B Private Placement Financing 2
... are part of the Freedom Urinary ... leg bags, kits, and accessories designed ... our customers. These leg bags are ... of 100% latex-free soft, textured medical ...
... are part of the Freedom Urinary ... leg bags, kits, and accessories designed ... our customers. These leg bags are ... of 100% latex-free soft, textured medical ...
The latex-free, PVC-free Antibacterial Hydro Personal catheter combines two remarkable innovations into one exclusive catheter that delivers an antibacterial agent while providing the virtually frict...
The latex-free, PVC-free Antibacterial Hydro Personal catheter combines two remarkable innovations into one exclusive catheter that delivers an antibacterial agent while providing the virtually frict...
Medicine Products: