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Vegetarian Diet Great for Type 2 Diabetes

Vegetarian Diet Great for Type 2 Diabetes

Posted by on Jul 8, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Stroke | 0 comments

Critical benefits may be had from eating a vegetarian diet for people living with type 2 diabetes, a recent meta-analysis of randomized control trials* indicates. Published in Clinical Nutrition,  the meta-analysis of nine studies involved over 600 participants taking insulin, oral glucose lowering drugs, lipid-lowering medications or medications to...

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I Keep Getting Up At Night To Go to the Bathroom: Nocturia and Nocturnal Polyuria

I Keep Getting Up At Night To Go to the Bathroom: Nocturia and Nocturnal Polyuria

Posted by on Jun 18, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Urinary incontinence | 1 comment

By Professor Steven Kaplan, MD “I never get a full night’s sleep…I’ve got to get up two or three times a night.” “As soon as I lie down, I feel like I need to GO!” “When it was just once a night, I could handle it.  Now it’s once every hour!” If any of these statements describe your experience,...

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Does self-monitoring or telemonitoring improve blood pressure management in patients with uncontrolled hypertension?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the impact of telemonitoring and self-monitoring in the treatment and management of hypertension. They determined that self-monitoring with or without telemonitoring resulted in lower blood pressure compared to office monitoring. Some background Self-monitoring can be very useful to manage high blood pressure...

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My Bladder is Keeping Me Awake! Nocturia

My Bladder is Keeping Me Awake! Nocturia

Posted by on May 6, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

“I never get a full night’s sleep…I’ve got to get up two or three times a night.” “As soon as I lie down, my bladder wakes up.” “When it was just once a night, I could handle it.  Now it’s once every hour!” If any of these statements describe your experience, you might have a condition called...

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Salt intake and hypertension: could other dietary factors be influencing this relationship?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Hypertension | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of dietary factors on the relationship between salt intake and hypertension. The study concluded that the association between salt intake and hypertension is not influenced by any other dietary factor. Some background Managing hypertension (high blood pressure) can be achieved using a number...

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