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Can Losing Weight Help Get Rid Of Type 2 Diabetes And High Blood Pressure
Yes!: I agree with medical student emily lu: "losing weight can lower your blood pressure and can bring your blood glucose levels under control - thus bringing your type 2 diabetes and hypertension under control!" fatty acids from fat tissue contribute to the "metabolic syndrome, " in which blood pressure, triglycerides, and blood glucose rise. Loss of weight helps bring these under control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
See a Nutritionist: See a nutritionist to find what foods you should eat, how often, the amounts and portion size. Eat a whole food diet, and minimize processed foods which can cause your blood sugar to spike, low glycemic foods keep your blood sugar stable. You should also discuss with your doctor if it is safe to start an exercise program. Exercise will help you lose weight and maintain your weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take 5mg of lisinopril daily for high blood pressure....It causes a nagging cough. Other meds have failed ....Any way to get rid of the cough?
I have type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure, i take meds 4 both ilike to drink beer only is light beer better 4 me i no , no beer is best?
I am 61 and have high blood pressure and also Type 2 diabetes. I work out twice a week on a tread mill. My heart rate has on occasions gone over 180?
I have type 2 diabetes and have prptien in my urine and have been put on a high blood pressure medication for this. What does protein in urine mean?
Kidney Damage: Presence of protein in urine is a sign of kidney damage caused by diabetes. It is called diabetic nephropathy. The higher the protein level in urine the worse the damage. Protein level less than 300 mg can be managed by your primary care physician. Higher levels usually require care of a nephrologist. ...Read more
At night my right hand wakes me with numbness and tingling and a lot of pain lasts for about an hour help me please. I am 47 on metformin for type 2 diabetes, hctz for my high blood pressure, and welbuterin to try to help with quitting cigarettes, i also
Classic : Classic carpal tunnel syndrome. See if a wrist splint helps you sleep at night. If you still get numb with the splint on or if you are a little numb all the time, it's time to see a hand surgeon. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be cured with surgery if we get to it prior to advanced nerve damage. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can trace blood in urine be a symptom of type 2 diabetes?I have other symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst, itching without infection, high blood pressure and suffered with gestational glucose intolerance and had babies over 9lbs at birth?
I having type 2 diabetes and I am gaining my weight and I want to get rid of both diabetes and over weight?
Healthy lifestyle: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes diet and exercise leading to weight loss (if you are overweight) can lead to the prevention of diabetes type 2. If you already have diabetes type 2, diet and exercise may decrease your reliance upon medications, but it would be wise to still follow your blood sugars regularly. ...Read more
Treat the pressure: High blood pressure is quite common and some do have headaches from it, especially when it is too high. Most people have essential hypertension (cause not known) but some have treatable cause--kidney disease, obesity etc.. So, check with doc to have an evaluation for hypertention and be treated, to help with your headaches but also reduce risks of stroke/heart attack etc..Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood Pressure Meds: If you have a headache secondary to blood pressure elevation, you need to have your blood pressure appropriately treated. If and only if you are addressing the root problem, then you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for your headache in consultation with your physician. ...Read more
No: The kidney is the one of the major organs regulation BP. In this day of BP mediations, there are no patients whose BP can't be controlled by medication. You may see a BP specialist and or a Kidney doc if needed. Save your kidneys, and take care of them, you need them! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a cold since the beginning of january and can't get rid of the cough also when i cough my navel hurt. I get pressure in my navel when i sit down i take high blood pressure medicine called triamt/hctz also rite aid brand tussin and 800mg of ibuprofe
Persistent : Persistent cough with head congestion is usually caused by sinusitis. Recurrent coughing can strain abdominal muscles and could explain why your tummy hurts when you cough. This is the kind of problem that your family practitioner or internist should evaluate. I wouldn't rush off to a specialist just yet..... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do my uma test results reflect. Uma 9.1 I have type 2 diabetes since receiving chemo in 2005. Perfect blood preasure always.
Good Results!: Measuring the amount of Albumin in the urine is important for detecting the presence of kidney damage. Normal values are typically less than 30 mcg/mg (micrograms per milligram). A low level of Albumin in the urine is an indication that your kidneys are functioning normally. ...Read more
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
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