Navigation Links
Diabetes in Middle age Could Cause More Complications

People who get diabetes in middle age could face more complications later in life than getting the disease in old age, reveals a new study.//

Elizabeth Selvin of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and other researchers looked at more than 2,800 people aged 65 and above with diabetes who took part in a national health survey in 1999-2002, reported the online edition of health Magazine WebMD.

The survey showed that more than 15 percent of Americans above 65 years had diabetes. The survey, which included interviews, physical exams, and blood samples, estimated that about 2.4 million more seniors have diabetes but are unaware about it.

Researchers found those who had been diagnosed with diabetes during middle age, defined as between 40 and 64 years, suffered from a very different set of health problems related to the disease than those diagnosed later in life.

For example, those diagnosed in middle age had more cases of retinopathy, an eye condition related to diabetes that affects the tiny blood vessels in the eye.

They also had much worse blood sugar control. Nearly 60 percent of the elderly with middle age-diagnosed diabetes had poor blood sugar control, compared with 42 percent of those with later-onset diabetes, the researchers said.

The risk of developing diabetes increases with age, but researchers say that until now little has been known about how age of diagnosis affects diabetes-related complications among the elderly.

Researchers say the results suggest that helping people at risk for diabetes delay getting the disease as long as possible may significantly reduce diabetes-related health problems in their golden years.

"Our study reinforces the need to help adults who are middle-aged take steps to prevent diabetes," Selvin said.

Source-IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

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:4/30/2016)... ... April 30, 2016 , ... A ... use of the HyProCure sinus tarsi implant. ( http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/banned-quebec-dentist-pierre-dupont-working-as-chiropodist-in-ottawa-1.3515494 ) The ... minimally invasive procedure performed, when indicated, to correct the partial displacement of ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... New York (PRWEB) , ... April 30, 2016 , ... ... Dobbs Ferry campus. The following programs will be expanding due to high demand: ... (HRM). The expansion will begin this summer. , School of Business ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... , announces the addition Onnit brand Alpha BRAIN and New Mood Daily-Stress Formula ... brain and mood optimization products to the store is just one more way ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Dr. Bernie Siegel, ... seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") addresses touchy topics related to Death live on ... . Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of a plethora of essential books-to-read for ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... A new ... with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia have better survival rates if surgery is performed ... (CDH)—a condition where the diaphragm fails to form completely, letting abdominal organs into ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016  The blood testing market in ... to Kalorama Information and The Freedonia Group in a ... acid testing.  The healthcare research firm said that ... blood collection stations and in improving testing at the ... report, Blood Testing Market in China ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 Dr. Vivek ... and Ste phen Schmidt ... a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for life sciences, today ... to bring a wealth of insight to a growing business.  This ... George Phillips joined ArisGlobal in the position ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016  ValGenesis, Inc., the market leader ... today announced that a prominent world provider ... chronic kidney failure has selected ValGenesis Validation ... validation process. The global medical device manufacturer ... manage their validation processes electronically. Upon completion ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: