Navigation Links
Poor Preventive Measures Taken By Diabetics

A recent study shows only 7 percent of diabetics take the proper preventative measures to avert // circulation and blood vessel problems. Researchers stressed continued negligence by diabetics increases their risk for vascular disease including retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, coronary heart disease, stroke, and lower extremity amputations.

Researchers sampled nearly 1,700 adults, ages 20 years or older, who had been diagnosed with diabetes for more than a decade.They examined levels of glycosylated hemoglobin (blood glucose levels), blood pressure, and cholesterol and discovered that many patients with diabetes were not proactively managing these factors.

The research showed 37 percent of patients were above the recommended HbA1c level of 8 percent or greater, 40 percent had hypertensive blood pressure, and 52 percent had cholesterol levels of 200 mg/DL or greater. People with cholesterol levels of 200 mg/DL or greater are at borderline high risk, and sometimes even high risk, for heart disease.

Researchers conclude that, "Ongoing monitoring and measurement of the quality of care, empowering clinicians with medical decision support tools and patients with information to improve the quality of care they receive, and building incentives for providing comprehensive care into the health care delivery system are essential to translating into practice the therapies that have been proven effective in reducing the risk of vascular disease in individuals with diabetes."
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lose stomach for Life....Preventive removal of stomach saves the risk of cancer
2. Preventive Therapies Found to be More Effective in Managing Migraines
3. Diabetics Should Adopt Better Preventive Measures
4. Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms
5. Increase in HIV Cases Due To Restricted Offering of the Preventive Treatment
6. Majority Of Women Satisfied With Decision To Have Preventive Mastectomy
7. Preventive Mastectomy Does Not Carry Emotional Baggage For Most Women
8. Preventive Services Not Offered To Most Americans
9. Autoimmune Diseases – Newer Preventive Measure
10. Govt to Shift its Focus From Curative to Preventive Mode of Healthcare
11. World Cong On Preventive Cardiology In Sept
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/2/2016)... , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... of "Cardiovascular Health" in USA Today, which covers the innovative treatments, therapeutic technologies, ... while maintaining fulfilling lives. “We are prolonging life 6 years in the last ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Rijuven Corp launches rejiva ( http://www.rejiva.com ... and night. No other wearable health technology on the market can deliver all that ... poeple more meaningful insights about their health than the usual heart rate and steps ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... pharmaceutical organizations to build intelligent, connected applications, was named the best Sales Team ... , The winner announcement was made today by the Software & Information Industry ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... ... 30, 2016 , ... "I hate when the mixture of saliva and toothpaste ... an inventor from Bridgewater, N.J. "I thought that there had to be a way ... developed the patent-pending DEFLECTOR to prevent saliva and toothpaste from running down the brush ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... , ... November 30, 2016 , ... ... tech functions and stylish design wanted by today’s consumers at an affordable price, ... Darin Philip says the new watch is “a game changer” when it comes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 2, 2016 On ... down 1.36%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.36% higher, ... 2,191.08, down 0.35%. Losses were broad based as six out ... has initiated research reports on the following Services equities: Myriad ... QGEN ), INC Research Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... The concept of rare diseases and the idea that a ... been taking shape in Europe since ... related to orphan medicinal products have been emerging at both ... individually. Many member states in the EU have led the ... products, the result of which took the shape of the ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 1, 2016 Around the corners of world, ... each habitable land present over earth. Cancer has become ... in a life time this is because of the ... now. Given the steady increase in global cancer incidence ... spiraling healthcare costs of treatment, there is increasing interest ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: