Navigation Links
Analyzing The Risk Factors For Diabetic Neuropathy

Controlling blood sugar may not be the only thing diabetics need to do to avoid the painful condition known as diabetic neuropathy // say researchers based on findings of a recent study. High triglyceride levels, being overweight, smoking, and high blood pressure, is found to exacerbate the condition.

According to researchers proper blood sugar control can markedly decrease the risk of neuropathy, however they also add that a significant number of patients are still affected despite good control , thus identifying additional risk factors, researchers say, might lead to new risk-reduction strategies.

Researchers studied around 1,200 people with type 1 diabetes who were initially screened for neuropathy between 1989 and 1991. None of the patients had the condition, which is characterized by loss of feeling or painful tingling in various parts of the body, at the initial screen. All patients were followed for about seven years. On analyzing the data 276 patients, or about 23 percent, developed neuropathy. While incidence of the condition was related to blood sugar control and diabetes duration, researchers also found a greater neuropathy risk among those with the risk factors previously mentioned.

Thus in conclusion researchers say bringing blood pressure under better control, eating right to lower triglyceride levels, losing weight, and stopping smoking could all help people avoid the diabetic complication.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Analyzing The Side Effects Of Some Common Medications
2. Analyzing The Side Effects Of Sirolimus Stents
3. Analyzing Client-Centered Therapy.
4. Risk Factors for vision problems in Diabetes
5. Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Risk Factors
6. Factors That Might Increase The Risk Of Schizophrenia
7. Evaluating The Risk Factors Of Osteoporosis
8. Risk Factors For Stroke Studied
9. Heart Disease Risk Factors Found To Increase Risk of Dementia In Old Age
10. Environmental Factors Found To Have An Impact On The Sex of A Child
11. Environmental Factors Found To Have An Impact On The Sex of A Child
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... PureLife Dental ... endorsed amalgam separator supplier for CDA members. As part of the amalgam separator endorsement, ... of $99, saving more than $400 off the retail value. This partnership between PureLife ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... The Katyl ... services to families and business owners in and around Lackawanna County, is joining ... citizens in the area. , Meals on Wheels of NEPA provides hand-delivered and ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Moore ... Houston area with access to asset protection and financial planning services, is teaming ... at improving the lives of children with cancer and other chronic diseases. , ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... Groove Ring is excited to announce they've ... performance silicon wedding bands and all-purpose rings. Whether you’re an athlete, adventurer, professional, or ... just for you. , From the rock face to the auto shop, Groove Ring ...
(Date:6/22/2017)... ... June 22, 2017 , ... Vighter, a ... has received certification for ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012. The company’s work in countries throughout Southwest ... rule of law has been degraded. The PSC.1 standard was created to protect ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/16/2017)... Corp. is voluntarily performing a worldwide field correction of certain Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps ... ... CS100i IABP ... 0998-UC-0446HXX; 0998-UC-0479HXX 0998-00-3013-XX;  0998-UC-3013-XX 0998-00-3023-XX;  0998-UC-3023-XX ... This field correction also applies to any System 98 or ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... 14, 2017  In 2016, Embodied Labs ... pitch competition and came away with $25,000 in seed-fund ... by Forbes as "entering the life of another" and ... teaching "empathy to medical professionals in an entirely new ... named a finalist for the Department of Education,s EdSimChallenge, ...
(Date:6/10/2017)... Burchfield, DPM, is recognized by Continental Who,s Who as a Pinnacle ... Alabama . Dr. Burchfield serves as a ... 20 years of experience, as well as expertise in the areas ... "The podiatry professional   ... welcome you to his practice," the company,s website states. "We want ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: