Treat Type 1 to Treat Hardened Arteries
People with type 1 diabetes may face a number of complications, including narrowed arteries. If patients gain better control of blood sugar levels, they may reduce their risk of these complications.
Vitamin D for Diabetic Arteries?
Heart disease is a common complication of diabetes. Vitamin D may play a role in the development of clogged arteries, which can lead to heart disease.
Low "Good" Cholesterol Bad in Diabetes
If you have diabetes, you could end up having problems in many parts of the body, including the heart, kidneys or eyes. If you want to protect yourself against these problems, you may need to keep a closer eye on your cholesterol.
Stents for Diabetes?
Narrowed blood vessels can be treated using stents - a sort of scaffolding that widens the vessels. There are different types of stents, each working slightly differently. So, which type works best in diabetes patients?
Fatty Liver and More May Harden Arteries
Your heart and blood health can have a huge impact on the health of other bodily systems. Similarly, your heart health can be affected by the health of other organs, including your liver.
A Hearty Dose of Insulin Therapy
People with diabetes are often treated with insulin. Now, it seems that insulin also can repair some of the damage done by heart disease, a condition that diabetes patients are especially prone to.
The Byetta Bonus
In many cases, drugs can have harmful side effects. They also can have unintended uses and benefits. Sometimes a drug designed to treat one disease has the power to treat an entirely different disorder.
Diabetes and the Night Pressure
Diabetes is more than a problem with blood sugar levels. The disease is associated with all sorts of other complications, including high blood pressure - a condition that may lead to even more problems.
Diabetes Collides with Body Mass Index
Current body mass index ( BMI) recommendations may not be right for avoiding diabetes and obesity related disorders.
Disease Fighting Tangerines
Tangerines are not just deliciously sweet fruits, they are also good for you. New research shows that tangerines can help protect against obesity and other health problems.