Navigation Links
Carbohydrate-rich Diet In Diabetes Raises Blood Pressure

A new study conducted by researchers at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center says that a carbohydrate-rich diet may compound the problem //faced by diabetics by increasing their blood pressure.

The research team led by Dr Abhimanyu Garg, professor and chief of the division of nutrition and metabolic disease at the University compared the effects of a high-carb diet on blood pressure with a diet rich in monounsaturated fatty acids. The study followed 42 subjects with type-2 diabetes as they embarked on a diet containing 55 percent carbohydrates, 30 percent fat and ten percent high-monounsaturated fat. The number of calories in all three diets was the same. After six weeks the groups switched over to the other type of diet. During the last three days of each diet, the systolic and diastolic blood pressure was measured. Although there was no difference between high-carb diet and high-mono diet the first time around, the researchers found that there was an increase in blood pressure at the end of full 14 weeks in subjects following the high-carb diet. 'Although the exchange of carbohydrates with monounsaturated fats may not affect blood pressure in the short term, long-term consumption of a high-carbohydrate diet may modestly raise blood pressure in type 2 diabetic patients,' the researchers concluded in the study, which is published in the latest issue of Diabetes Care.

Blood pressure remains a number one concern in diabetics. It is estimated that almost 73 percent of diabetics have raised blood pressure. The problem is that high blood pressure in diabetes causes heart attacks which are sometimes fatal.

Medindia on DIABETES:

Diabetes is a group of diseases with one thing in common - a problem with insulin. The problem could be that your body doesn't make any insulin, doesn't make enough insulin or doesn't use insulin properly.

www.medindia.net/patients/
pa tientinfo/diabetes.asp

'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
2. Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand
3. Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes
4. Diabetes on the rise
5. Irregular Periods Linked to Diabetes
6. Cinnamon combats Diabetes
7. Good News For Women With Gestational Diabetes
8. Processed Meat, Diabetes connection Found
9. Pancreatic Cancer may be linked to Diabetes
10. Gestational Diabetes linked to Chromosomal defici
11. A way to slow the progression of Type 1 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... A new ... schedule rates and Medicare rates for a variety of medical services in Illinois ... Evaluation of the 2015 Fee Schedule Rates in Illinois, are professional medical ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Establishment Labs, a global ... David Hung to the company´s Board of Directors. , “We are honored ... and an exceptional entrepreneur.” said Juan Jose Chacon Quiros, CEO of Establishment Labs. "David’s ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... County, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... on home whitening packages. Teeth whitening is among the most popular cosmetic procedures in ... for their whitening needs. This can put them at risk of teeth whitening-related damage. ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Two renowned photographers, Robert ... a photographic adventure on the island, June 14-19, 2016, hosted by Four Seasons Resort ... , After a successful debut in 2015, the Maui Photo Expedition workshop ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Shark Finds and Kevin Harrington, and the ... with GRIP-DRY. , GRIP-DRY is a newly patented product that has solved some of the ... the wet and early morning dew or right after a rain shower, might understand the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... or "Company") (NASDAQ: UNIS ; ASX: UNS), a developer ... results for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 (three months ended ... Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2016 ... for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 was $4.5 million, compared ... from customers for the second quarter of fiscal 2016 were $17.8 ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Bermuda, Feb. 9, 2016  Axovant Sciences Ltd. ... on the treatment of dementia, today announced further ... cognitive, behavioral and functional aspects of Lewy body ... in the U.S. Two out of the three ... expected to start later this quarter. In addition, ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Feb. 9, 2016 Hearing protection devices refer ... energy transmitted to the inner ear. Hearing protection devices ... These devices are recommended for users exposed to noise ... refer to HPD that are inserted in the ear ... designed to provide more natural sound perception with the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: