Search Tag: type 2 diabetes

Cardiology Management

Intensive Glycaemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

2019 14 Nov

Type 2 diabetes is very common not only in North America, but globally. The disorder can lead to severe limb and life-threatening complications if the blood glucose is not adequately controlled. When blood glucose levels remain elevated, it can lead to renal failure requiring dialysis, blindness, amputation of the lower extremity, peripheral neuropathy... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Management Pathways in Cardiovascular Risk Factors

2019 02 Oct

Summary: A presentation of a case study in light of the updated ESC guidelines on lipid control and new guidelines on diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Several new guidelines were released at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress in Paris, France. These included updated guidelines on lipid control and new guidelines... Read more

IT Management

UK Data Hubs Speed Up New Meds Research

2019 01 Oct

The NHS has massive amounts of health data held within its various trusts and other facilities, and these "data silos" make it difficult for researchers and innovators to access and use important data about people's health. This problem will soon be a thing of the past as new data hubs – a total of seven – are set to be rolled out across the UK starting... Read more

Cardiology Management

Machine Learning Helps Predict Risk of Heart Failure

2019 20 Sep

Heart failure is a common complication in patients suffering from Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). Recently, new medicines have been developed to offset these risks; however, finding effective strategies to identify which T2D patients are most at risk has been difficult.    Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and UT Southwestern Medical Centre have... Read more

Cardiology Management

Finding the Sweet Spot Between Cardiovascular and Diabetes Care

2019 01 Aug

Today in healthcare, more emphasis is being placed on treating the patient rather than a particular disease. In this sense, it is not unusual that the line between cardiology and diabetes care has become more blurred. As more cardiologists are finding themselves prescribing diabetes treatments, the need for interdisciplinary knowledge has become even... Read more

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Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Major Cardiovascular Events

2019 01 Aug

The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes has become a public health issue, as the International Diabetes Federation recorded a total of 425 million adults between the ages of 20 and 79 that had diabetes in 2017. The main cause of disability and mortality in this cohort is due to issues involving cardiovascular health. The American Heart Association has now... Read more

Executive Health Management

Precision health and population health: can they intersect effectively?

2019 22 May

How and where can precision medicine and public health join forces to improve patient care and outcomes and, ultimately, lead to more efficient healthcare. HealthManagement.org spoke to four precision medicine experts for their views. You might also like: Precision Medicine: the future of health   Tienush Rassaf  Department Head... Read more

Cardiology Management

Higher BMI increases risk of serious health problems

2019 01 May

A new study has shed light on the link between higher body mass index (BMI) and serious health outcomes and death in over 2.8 million adults representative of the UK population. The new estimates, being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Glasgow, UK (28 April-1 May), indicate that adults with severe obesity class... Read more

Cardiology Management

Cardiologist and diabetologist crosstalk

2018 20 Nov

The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes is consistently increasing, and the leading cause of death among diabetic patients continues to be cardiovascular diseases. Statistics show that coronary artery disease (CAD) accounts for 30% of deaths in the diabetic population. More than two-thirds of diabetic patients, 65 years and older, die because of vascular... Read more

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#AHA18: Stress doubles the risk of Type 2 diabetes in women

2018 10 Nov

We are all aware that risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, and an inactive/sedentary lifestyle can cause Type 2 diabetes. However, new research presented today at the American Heart Association Meeting 2018 in Chicago reveals that stress may also play a role in the development of this condition in women. Diabetes is a public health... Read more