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Diabetes and Stroke
Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A study finds that the risk of stroke among people with diabetes rises depending on how long they had the disease.

Duration of Diabetes Raises Stroke Risk
Posted: Sunday, March 11, 2012
The risk of ischemic stroke increased by 3% for each additional year a patient had diabetes.

Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, February 06, 2011
When should aspirin be considered for the prevention of complications.

Culprit Found for Increased Stroke Injury with Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
One more reason to normalize blood sugars is that diabetes and hyperglycemia are associated with increases in bleeding during hemorrhagic stroke and worse clinical outcomes.

Why Some Diabetes Patients Escape Complications
Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2011
Much research has been carried out on why diabetes patients develop complications. Now researchers are asking the question the other way around. They want to know why some diabetic patients do not develop complications. What is it that protects them?

High Resting Heart Rate May Shorten Life
Posted: Tuesday, November 09, 2010
A direct link between heart rate at rest and risk of death in people with stable heart disease has been found in a study. Heart rates greater than 78 had a 39% increased risk of suffering a major vascular event, a 77% increased risk of cardiovascular disease death, and a 65% increased risk of all-cause death.

CDC: 1 in 3 Americans Could Have Diabetes by 2050
Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2010
As many as 1 in 3 American adults could have diabetes by the year 2050, according to a new analysis released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control. That would be sharp rise from one in 10 adults now currently living with the disease.

Patients in Early Stages of Kidney Disease Need Stroke Monitoring
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Millions of Americans in the early stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at an increased risk of having atrial fibrillation (AF) -- a major risk factor for stroke -- according to new research.

Insulin Protects Against Artery Damage
Posted: Sunday, May 16, 2010
Long suspected of worsening artery damage in patients with diabetes, insulin instead protects blood vessels, a new study by Joslin Diabetes Center scientists indicates.

Diabetes Linked to Irregular Heartbeat
Posted: Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Diabetes is linked to a 40 percent greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation -- the most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, researchers found in a new study.

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