Category Archives: Cardiovascular

Diabetes Health Type 1 & Type 2: What You Need to Know About CVD

If you have diabetes, you have to be concerned about cardiovascular disease. No matter how fit your body may appear on the outside, the reality is that heart problems are much more common for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. According to the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are two to … Continue reading Diabetes Health Type 1 & Type 2: What You Need to Know About CVD

AskNadia: Does Taking One Baby Aspirin for Cardiovascular Benefit Men Only?

Hello Nadia, I read somewhere that the cardiovascular benefits of one baby aspirin a night only applies to men….is this true? My GP has me taking one baby aspirin at bed time due to my family history of cardiovascular disease (father, deceased of CHF at 65; first heart attack at age 50) although I show … Continue reading AskNadia: Does Taking One Baby Aspirin for Cardiovascular Benefit Men Only?

Diabetes Remain Stable While Obesity Rates Going Up: By Brenda Neugent

There’s good and bad news on the health front right now. Even though, our waistlines are getting bigger, which is bad news when it comes to cardiovascular disease, new cases of diabetes are remaining stable. Diabetes is being diagnosed more often now than in recent decades, according to a study that appeared in the American … Continue reading Diabetes Remain Stable While Obesity Rates Going Up: By Brenda Neugent

Trials of Diabetes Drug Aleglitazar Scrapped

After a phase III study that showed no reduction in cardiovascular events for those with diabetes, continued trials for the diabetes drug Aleglitazar have been scrapped.The results were revealed at the 2014 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions. Previous studies had showed reductions in A1c, triglycerides and LDL, or “bad” cholesterol, while raising levels of … Continue reading Trials of Diabetes Drug Aleglitazar Scrapped

American Idol Judge Promotes Healthy Decisions for Type 2s

American Idol judge Randy Jackson has embarked upon a mission of education and advocacy, urging those diagnosed with type 2 diabetes to take a stand for their health and well-being. “When I was diagnosed with diabetes, my doctors told me that people with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke,” … Continue reading American Idol Judge Promotes Healthy Decisions for Type 2s

New Free Diabetes Coaching App

Massachusetts-based Quantia Communications has released DailyCoachTM, a fitness coaching app that runs on both iOS and Android and is available free at https://dailycoach.quantiacare.com/. The app also runs on smart phones and tablets and is available on the Web. DailyCoachTM, which helps users find engaging ways to increase their exercise, is designed for people who have … Continue reading New Free Diabetes Coaching App