Navigation Links
Lowering blood pressure beneficial for PAD patients

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), a risk factor for heart attacks, is characterized by atherosclerosis, a condition in which blood vessels of the legs are narrowed by fatty deposits. PAD is a risk factor for heart attacks because the atherosclerosis// probably also occurs in the coronary arteries.

Researchers at the University of Colorado studied a group of 955 people with diabetes. The subjects, 483 of whom had normal blood pressure and 52 of whom had PAD, were given, either a placebo or a blood pressure lowering drug. In the first group, blood pressure went down to an average of 137/81 mm Hg and in the second the level was 128/75 mm Hg. The American Heart Association recommends a blood pressure of less than 130/80 mm Hg for people with diabetes. The drug group, which had 22 patients with PAD, reported only three heart attacks, while among the 31 PAD patients in the placebo group, 12 were reported to have suffered from heart attacks.

The importance of lowering blood pressure in diabetic patients gains more significance with this new study.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lowering Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
2. Multi-Drug Therapy Effective in Lowering Blood Pressure
3. Multi-Drug Therapy Found To Be More Effective in Lowering B.P
4. Almonds found To Be Effective In Lowering Cholesterol
5. Almonds As Effective As Certain Drugs In Lowering Cholesterol
6. Using Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Effectively
7. Lowering cholesterol with vegetables in your diet
8. Fibre Rich Food A Boon For Lowering Cholesterol
9. Dark Chocolate Is Helpful In Lowering Blood Pressure.
10. Plant – based Foods More Effective In Lowering Cholesterol
11. Plant – based Foods More Effective In Lowering Cholestero
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Lowering blood pressure beneficial for PAD patients

(Date:8/28/2014)... 70 and over who identify themselves as ,old, feel ... perceive they have lower value than younger age groups. ... Kent, titled ,Being old and ill, across different countries: ... used data from the European Social Survey. Respondents, who ... self-rate their health., The researchers found that those living ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... out how to safely increase the radiotherapy dose given ... control and survival. , Standard treatment for locally advanced ... and chemotherapy. Traditionally this is planned in a one-size-fits-all ... enough to stop tumour growth. , The potential to ... between patients and depends on the size and location ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Vaccine market - the once low-profit ... other healthcare industry sectors and sub-circles in the U.S. ... with respect to evolving and spreading infectious diseases. This ... improved understanding for a well-balanced life and improved immune ... led to new opportunities for manufacturing novel preventive and ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... in North America, today announced the launch of its ... business with AmeriPride even easier and more convenient for ... account information online and better communicate with the company. ... ability to:, Access, download and ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 2014 After more than two years ... is excited to announce the opening of Houston’s Mirror ... any city, Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique offers premium aesthetic ... the corner of Richmond and Drexel near Highland Village, ... and cutting-edge technology in a private, easy to access ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Research demonstrates potential method to better control lung cancer using radiotherapy 2Health News:U.S. Vaccine Market: Opportunities and Threats by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:U.S. Vaccine Market: Opportunities and Threats by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:AmeriPride Services Launches New Customer Portal 2Health News:AmeriPride Services Launches New Customer Portal 3Health News:Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique to Welcome Its First Patients 2
... for the first time that human embryonic stem cells ... mature T-cells//, raising hopes for a gene therapy to ... and the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine ... embryonic stem cells into blood-forming stem cells that in ...
... recent survey it was found that international nurses would need to ... NHS//. ,The step was mainly taken to give jobs ... nurses come to Britain from outside the European Union every year. ... the Philippines and Australia. The rule applies to nurses in bands ...
... 45 seconds, another American has a stroke, caused either by a ... minutes//, one of them will die. ,That's the bad news. ... to find and fix the problems that cause many strokes — ... ever having to open up the skull. ,New technologies, ...
... Dr. Bing-Huei Chen and colleagues it was found that ... form during cooking. ,The research was conduced ... Products (COPs) is produced when cholesterol-rich foods are processed ... the body cells leading to heart disease or cancer. ...
... California Supreme Court said that partners must inform their spouse about ... ,This came down as the court ruling in San Francisco when ... court. The wife accused the ex-husband of transmitting AIDS to her. ... decided that the spouse or partner of a person who has ...
... from the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology//. ... found a human gene that aids in the growth and spread ... about the discovery and said that it would help in the ... was mainly conducted on mice and the research team found that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:T-cells Developed from Human Embryonic Stem Cells 2Health News:Brain Surgery Without the Surgery? 2Health News:Brain Surgery Without the Surgery? 3Health News:Brain Surgery Without the Surgery? 4Health News:Brain Surgery Without the Surgery? 5Health News:Brain Surgery Without the Surgery? 6
(Date:8/28/2014)... MAHWAH, N.J. , Aug. 28, 2014  Stryker Orthopaedics, ... Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to ... Playoffs this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship. The company,s ... in the "Fairway Fan Zone on 9" at the TPC ... Thursday, August 28 th .    At the ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014  Critical Process Filtration, Inc. ... today announces the expansion of their Technical Services ... Filtration now offers customers and potential customers services ... filter failure analyses (even for competitor filters) and ... hallmark services of system benchmarking and cost/performance optimization. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... --  RapidForce , an innovative muscle support and pain ... professional tennis player John Isner . Currently the ... competitions to help with knee support. He is wearing ... US Open Tennis Championships. Fifteen times ... a revolutionary hybrid of a brace and kinesiology tape. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Stryker, Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Heads To Boston For The Deutsche Bank Championship 2Stryker, Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Heads To Boston For The Deutsche Bank Championship 3Stryker, Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Heads To Boston For The Deutsche Bank Championship 4Stryker, Official Joint Replacement Products Of The PGA TOUR, Heads To Boston For The Deutsche Bank Championship 5Critical Process Filtration, Inc. Announces Expanded Technical Services and Validation Support 2America's top-ranked tennis player John Isner Joins Forces with RAPIDFORCE Physio Hybrid Shapes 2America's top-ranked tennis player John Isner Joins Forces with RAPIDFORCE Physio Hybrid Shapes 3America's top-ranked tennis player John Isner Joins Forces with RAPIDFORCE Physio Hybrid Shapes 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: