Search Tag: type 2 diabetes

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

Cardiology Management

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

Cardiology Management

#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

Cardiology Management

Personalising glucose-lowering therapy in Type 2 Diabetes and CVD patients

2018 21 Mar

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a complex disease with a pathogenesis that is multidimensional. Recently, several specific glucose-lowering agents have been demonstrated to improve cardiovascular outcomes and may be favoured in T2DM patients with coexisting cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a review paper in the journal Endocrinology and... Read more

Cardiology Management

Higher BMI Increases Risk of CHD, Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes

2017 06 Jul

New findings confirm previous evidence that higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with an increased risk of cardiometabolic diseases such as hypertension, coronary heart disease and Type 2 Diabetes. The study is published in JAMA Cardiology. Previously conducted observational studies have already established a connection between higher BMI and... Read more

Cardiology Management

Glycaemic Therapy, β-Blockers Lower Mortality Risk in Diabetes

2016 14 Nov

A study published in the journal Diabetes Care demonstrates that intensive glycaemic therapy (IGT) has beneficial effects in type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients receiving treatment with β -blockers.   See Also : Prevalence of Global Diabetes Seriously Underestimated Intensive glycaemic control (IGC) decreases... Read more

Cardiology Management

Pokémon Go May Decrease Type 2 Diabetes Burden

2016 26 Jul

According to leading diabetes researchers, the new smartphone craze Pokémon Go could prove to be an innovative solution to combat rising obesity levels and chronic disease. Pokémon Go is a virtual reality treasure hunt that requires players to walk to places within the real world and catch, train and batter monsters that appear on their mobile... Read more