Hypertension News and Articles

Oct 01, 2020

Newer Type 2 diabetes medications have heart and kidney disease benefits, too

Statement Highlights: Two newer classes of medications used to treat Type 2 diabetes have been shown to protect patients against heart disease and chronic kidney disease, in addition to their ability to help manage blood glucose.  Patients with Type...

New abdominal aortic aneurysm genes identified, could help pinpoint those at risk

Research Highlights: A study of U.S. veterans identified 14 genes that may predict the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm. The related-risk score identifies those at risk regardless of known factors such as smoking or family history. Diastolic blood...

Common heart defect ? repaired or not - may limit exercise ability

Research Highlights: Adults born with a hole in their heart may lose 20% or more of their exercise capacity regardless of surgical repair. Young adults with the defect are known to have poorer exercise ability than their healthy counterparts,...

Ayudando a los hispanohablantes a vincular la diabetes tipo 2 con las enfermedades cardíacas y los derrames cerebrales

DALLAS y ARLINGTON, VA., 21 de sept. del 2020 ? Una nueva campaña educativa de la American Heart Association y la American Diabetes Association busca aumentar el conocimiento y la acción entre las personas con diabetes tipo 2 cuyo idioma principal es ...

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