Findings from the NIH-funded study underscore the importance of early, intensive treatment Washington DC. People with type 2 diabetes diagnosed during youth have a high risk of developing complications at early ages and have a greater chance of multiple complications within 15 years after diagnosis. The findings are the culmination of a first-of-its-kind trial funded…… Continue reading Serious complications from youth-onset type 2 diabetes arise by young adulthood: Study
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Salt substitution is effective to reduce blood pressure in rural India: Study
A new study “Effects of reduced-sodium added-potassium salt substitute on blood pressure in rural Indian hypertensive patients: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial” New Delhi, March 31: Replacing regular common salt consumed by hypertensive patients in rural areas with a salt substitute can have a significant impact in terms of lowering their blood pressure, a new…… Continue reading Salt substitution is effective to reduce blood pressure in rural India: Study
Blood Pressure Matters : Keep Hypertension in Check
High blood pressure is sometimes called a “silent killer,” because it usually has no warning signs, yet it can lead to life-threatening conditions like heart attack or stroke.
“Know your numbers” is the theme of World Hypertension Day, this year
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is the main reason for cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and stroke-paralysis in India.
Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Stroke
Making healthy lifestyle changes and managing chronic health conditions can reduce the chances of having a stroke. This infographic of US government describes six ways to decrease your stroke risk.