combination therapy of hypertension Search Results

Combination Therapy in Hypertension Management

Treating hypertensive patients may leave a physician two ways of approaching the disease: monotherapy or combination therapy. Both are widely practiced by physicians across the globe and yet the question still remains: which is more appropriate to use in most conditions? Related terms:Hypertension management 2011: optimal combination therapyhypertension Management 2011 optimal combination therapycombination therapy of […]

Insulin Glargine & Insuline Glulisine

Sanofi-Aventis announced recently the results of a study that demonstrated that patients using Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) once-daily and Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection) before meals reported improved patient reported outcomes and decreased glycemic variability versus patients treated with premix analog insulin. Related terms:glargine glulisinedavidson glulisineGlulisine Glargineglulisine to glargineinsulin glargine rdna origin […]

Blood Pressure Drug Increases Diabetes Risk

Patients with metabolic syndrome (a precursor to diabetes) who also have high blood pressure or hypertension should be wary of taking a class of drugs called thiazide-type diuretics (TZ) because it may increase their risk of developing diabetes, results of a new study say. Related terms:losartan plus verapamillosartan verapamil blood glucose metabolismlower high blood pressure […]

Weight Loss Surgery: A Cure for Diabetes?

Obesity often occurs with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. At least 8 out of 10 people with Type 2 diabetes are overweight or frankly obese. In fact, the rising number of people with diabetes in the last 20-30 years has been attributed to the rising number of people who are overweight or obese. This is observed […]

Hypertenstion Management

Clinical evidence has shown the necessity for the use of combination therapy, or the use of two or more antihypertensive agents, in the management of hypertension. Observations from major clinical trials in different kinds of patients, from elderly to stroke and diabetic patients, indicate that usually two agents are necessary to control the blood pressure […]

Antiplatelets Reduce Stroke Risk in Diabetics

Diabetes Mellitus is just one of the myriad of diseases prone to formation of blood clots which makes a diabetic in rendezvous with events like heart attack, stroke and blood vessel diseases involving the legs and feet. Uncontrolled blood glucose levels lead to dysfunction of the lining of arteries and veins causing coagulation or blood […]

Diabetes and Depression: Double Trouble

It is difficult to imagine what could be worse than an ailment that takes the happiness and pleasure out of living. And yet, depression is widespread and is frequently seen among people with diabetes.

Pills for the Fats

Obesity is now a growing concern, for the young and old alike. It is the harbinger of other diseases like diabetes, hypertension, stroke, heart attack and peripheral vascular diseases. Genetic factors play an important role but cultural, socioeconomic, behavioral and situational factors play a greater role in carving the modern Venus of Willendorf (she was […]

Needle Phobia

The serious and sometimes deadly complications of diabetes (e.g., kidney failure, blindness) can often be mitigated through appropriate diet in combination with insulin therapy, which requires regular blood draws to monitor glucose levels. Medical treatments that require regular blood draws are compromised when a patient presents with phobia. Related terms:insulin needle phobiais krav maga suited […]