Navigation Links
High blood pressure during sleep may cause high blood sugar

Researchers at University of Michigan Medical School say that for people whose blood pressure do not lower //during night may also have high blood sugar levels.

In a healthy normal person blood pressure tends to lower while sleeping at night. However, drinking till late night, or sleep disturbances may elevate the nighttime blood pressures.

The new research points out to the fact such higher levels of blood pressure at night may be the predictor for other health problems like blood glucose levels. Heightened blood glucose levels may cause diabetes or insulin resistance that may lead to cardiovascular problems. In people with “non-dipping” blood pressure have an increasing chance of having a high fasting blood sugar than that of people whose blood pressure dips for about 10% of the diurnal level at night.

Researchers had found that of the 51 patients of hypertension studied in the age group of 60 to 80 years, 20 of them had blood pressure, which did not dip by 10% in the nights. Twin blood sugar tests of fasting and two-hour oral glucose tolerance had revealed an average score of 95 and 133 for the bigger group, and 105 and 144 for the patients of the smaller group.

Researchers suggest that the medical professionals should start monitoring the glucose in blood for patients whose blood pressure remains constant during the night, to prevent further health problems.

The research was presented at the annual meeting of American Geriatrics Society.

Reference: University of Michigan Medical School, News Release, May 2005
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant
2. Spouses and other partners lower blood pressure says new research
3. H2O - a cure for low blood pressure
4. Uncontrolled blood pressure
5. Nitric oxide involved in high blood pressure
6. Recouping blood flow after a stroke
7. Way to monitor blood pressure
8. Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels
9. Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow
10. New Drug ALT-711 decreases blood vessel stiffness
11. Aggressive blood pressure treatment needed
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... MEDI+SIGN®, a provider of fully-automated patient monitoring ... for Emergency Departments (ED) has been added to their portfolio. Housed in a ... and with a simplified pallet of information available to the patient, the Digital ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) officially opened registration today for its 33rd Annual ... in Boston, MA . , The theme of the conference is “Persistent Challenges ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... 2016 , ... CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media ... Lung Cancer in efforts to combat lung cancer, announced CURE Media Group President Michael ... Media Group is honored to team up with Upstage Lung Cancer in order to ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... version gives development continuity to its innovative Unified Instance Manager architecture, meeting ... In addition, this new version optimizes the unattended auto-dialing system without agents, ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Peachtree City, Ga (PRWEB) , ... December 08, ... ... and moving as soon after surgery as possible. With this in mind, SIGVARIS ... vein thrombosis (DVT or blood clot) during bed rest and provide the benefits ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... , Dec. 9, 2016 aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... development of Physiocrine-based therapeutics to address severe, rare diseases, today announced ... upcoming BMO Prescriptions for Success Healthcare Conference at the InterContinental Barclay ... December 14, 2016, at 4:20 p.m. ET. About ... ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... , Dec. 9, 2016  Forge Therapeutics, ... AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) ... ,LpxC, for the treatment of bacterial infections including ... been recognized as an attractive antibacterial target for ... lack of suitable chemical starting points has hampered ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016  The global biosurgery market is expected ... forecast period of 2016 to 2021. The market is ... USD 18.21 billion in 2016. The market is primarily ... sports related injuries and spinal problems, increasing clearance of ... effective blood loss management. In this report, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: