Navigation Links
Diabetics May Be at Greater Risk for Second Stroke
Date:6/14/2011

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- After suffering a first stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), people with diabetes are at greater risk of having another stroke or a heart attack, a new study confirms.

But, aggressively lowering cholesterol can help reduce that risk, the researchers report.

"Patients who had a stroke or TIA and who have diabetes are at higher risk of having another stroke as compared to patients who have no diabetes or those who have metabolic syndrome," said study researcher Dr. Larry B. Goldstein, director of the Duke Stroke Center at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C.

"Moreover, statin treatment was similarly effective in reducing risk in patients with and without type 2 diabetes or metabolic syndrome," he said.

The report was published in the June 13 online edition of the Archives of Neurology.

For the study, the research team analyzed data from the Stroke Prevention by Aggressive Reduction of Cholesterol Levels (SPARCL) Trial. This trial was designed to look at whether taking high doses of cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins (in this case, Lipitor) would reduce the risk of having a second stroke or TIA.

The trial did find that lowering cholesterol reduced the likelihood of another cardiovascular event in patients with recent stroke or TIA.

In their analysis, the researchers also looked at the risk of having another stroke, TIA or a heart attack among diabetics and people with metabolic syndrome and whether statin treatment could reduce that risk.

Of the 4,731 people in the trial who had had a stroke or TIA, the researchers identified 794 diabetics and 642 with metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar and high cholesterol, that increase the odds of developing diabetes and heart disease.

Compared with non-diabetics,
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Diabetics Twice as Likely to Have Hearing Loss; Florida HearUSA Centers to Offer Free Hearing Screening and Diabetes Video in March
2. Diabetics Twice as Likely to Have Hearing Loss; Massachusetts HearUSA Centers to Offer Free Hearing Screening and Diabetes Video in March
3. Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Dont Help Type 2 Diabetics
4. Prodigy Re-Launches Syringe-Filling System for Blind and Low-Vision Diabetics
5. Accepting Help Improves Survival Among Diabetics
6. Diabetics Face Higher Death Risk After Cancer Surgery
7. Women, Diabetics Fall Fast Into Medicare Doughnut Hole
8. Discovery could help diabetics and others with slow-to-heal wounds
9. High-Dose Vitamin B Risky for Diabetics With Kidney Disease
10. Tight Blood Sugar Control May Not Harm Diabetics
11. Healthy Pre-Diabetics Still Face Heart Disease Threat
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Diabetics May Be at Greater Risk for Second Stroke 
(Date:4/17/2014)... and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to ... Illinois at Chicago. , The study, reported online ... of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , also showed ... had not exercised, suggesting that massage has benefits ... activity. , Improved circulation and relief of muscle ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... they suffer a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital ... to new research conducted at St. Michael,s Hospital. , ... arrest get adrenaline, which has been the drug recommended ... Lin, an emergency physician and trauma team leader at ... survival rates of patients who suffer a cardiac outside ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... the marvel of the embryo. It begins as a glob ... multiply to become the cells of our lungs, muscles, nerves ... Now, in a feat of reverse tissue engineering, Stanford University ... allows embryonic cells to proliferate and transform into all of ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... April 16, 2014 According to a new ... average-risk patients with one to two small polyps are ... cases. This may be an appropriate target for quality ... to quantify adherence to guidelines for timing of repeat ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery ... to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people ... action of amphotericin, an antifungal drug that has been in use ... as toxic to human cells as it is to the microbes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Massage therapy improves circulation, eases muscle soreness 2Health News:Adrenaline does little to increase patient's survival after cardiac arrest 2Health News:Stanford scientists develop 'playbook' for reverse engineering tissue 2Health News:Stanford scientists develop 'playbook' for reverse engineering tissue 3Health News:Surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for average-risk patients with 1 to 2 small polyps consistent with guidelines 2Health News:Surveillance colonoscopy recommendations for average-risk patients with 1 to 2 small polyps consistent with guidelines 3Health News:Potent, puzzling and (now less) toxic: Team discovers how antifungal drug works 2Health News:Potent, puzzling and (now less) toxic: Team discovers how antifungal drug works 3
... Ind. - While biometric equipment is gaining popularity in ... to buildings, industries are finding that many users believe ... germs that could cause illness. , But a Purdue ... surfaces of devices that scan fingerprints or hand geometry ...
... In addition to the Spa, Six Signature Spa Suites Make Their ... Moon, the Caribbean,s Most Complete ... of Jamaica, the Honourable Bruce Golding, cut the ribbon to signal,the ... The Oct. 6 event marked the conclusion of a 15-month ...
... Department of,Veterans Affairs (VA) will augment its world-class ... grant received today from the Lilly Endowment,Inc. ... the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center to ... from Iraq and Afghanistan and other,projects, including a ...
... news on research and advocacy reaches niche communities on ... RESTON, Va., Oct. 10 Voxant, the New ... 43,000 news videos,articles, and images dedicated to health news, ... Awareness month, and Voxant,has over 1,500 news assets that ...
... nutrition, physical activity and grieving programs, PITTSBURGH, ... than $580,000 in grants to four non-profit organizations,through ... will be used for,nutrition and physical activity programs ... program in Centre, Huntingdon and Mifflin counties. ...
... announced today that,their client, Critical Access HealthCare LLC ... critical access hospital in Borger,Texas. Ziegler Healthcare Consulting ... Under the terms of the Sept. 30 ... Golden Plains Community Hospital -- except for the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Biometric sensors no dirtier than doorknobs, study finds 2Health News:Biometric sensors no dirtier than doorknobs, study finds 3Health News:Fern Tree, The Spa at Half Moon, Jamaica's Premier Spa, Opens With Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting 2Health News:Fern Tree, The Spa at Half Moon, Jamaica's Premier Spa, Opens With Ceremonial Ribbon Cutting 3Health News:Lilly Grant to VA Will Enhance Services for Returning Combat Veterans 2Health News:Voxant, the New Media Network, Distributes More Than 43,000 Health News Videos, Articles and Images 2Health News:Voxant, the New Media Network, Distributes More Than 43,000 Health News Videos, Articles and Images 3Health News:The Highmark Foundation Awards $580,000 in Highmark Healthy High 5 Grants to Four Non-Profit Organizations 2Health News:The Highmark Foundation Awards $580,000 in Highmark Healthy High 5 Grants to Four Non-Profit Organizations 3Health News:The Highmark Foundation Awards $580,000 in Highmark Healthy High 5 Grants to Four Non-Profit Organizations 4Health News:Ziegler Client, Critical Access HealthCare LLC, Acquires Texas Hospital 2Health News:Ziegler Client, Critical Access HealthCare LLC, Acquires Texas Hospital 3Health News:Ziegler Client, Critical Access HealthCare LLC, Acquires Texas Hospital 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... its Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous ... Doman , Executive Chairman and Interim CEO of Echo ... Tenth Annual Equity Conference. Mr. Doman ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ... that the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust ... previously announced tender offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, ... shares of common stock of Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... HeartWare International, Inc . (NASDAQ: HTWR ... support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced ... the fourth quarter of 2013 will be approximately $53 ... million. "Our full-year revenue growth of 87% ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 3Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4
... VIENNA , April 23, 2010 AFFiRiS ... II clinical testing.,It may therefore be possible to confirm the ... start of this efficacy study comes only five,months after the ... in several disease areas and is currently developing a total ...
... LONDON , April 23, 2010 , , ... Managing uncertainty; A Migraine For Pharma Forecasters , , , ... has its up,s and down,s, with new markets,and products proving more complex and requiring sophisticated approaches to,forecast ... Dealing with uncertainties is no easy task. With ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AFFiRiS AG: Alzheimer's Vaccine AD02 Already in Clinical Phase II 2AFFiRiS AG: Alzheimer's Vaccine AD02 Already in Clinical Phase II 3AFFiRiS AG: Alzheimer's Vaccine AD02 Already in Clinical Phase II 4MarketsandMarkets Partners With Eyeforpharma For The Pharma Forecasting Excellence Europe 2010 Summit 2MarketsandMarkets Partners With Eyeforpharma For The Pharma Forecasting Excellence Europe 2010 Summit 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: