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Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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Can losing weight help get rid of type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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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 more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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Can having type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure prevent the penis from having a full erection?

Can having type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure prevent the penis from having a full erection?

DM & HTN: Both diseases are prone to cause impotence or erectile dysfunction. Due to atherosclerotic process and possibly neuropathy, sympathetic nerve dysfunction. Some of the meds also can cause ed. ...Read more

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If my dad loses weight will his high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes get better?

If my dad loses weight will his high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes get better?

Yes: added with regular activity exercises and right balanced diet . Speak to his doctor ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to lose weight if I have type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure?

What is the most effective way to lose weight if I have type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure?

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 more

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What to do if I have type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure how can I loose weight?

What to do if I have type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure how can I loose weight?

Diet: Diet is the true key to wt loss...Much more than exercise, which is important, but proportionally, proper diet is much more impactful to wt loss. ...Read more

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Can you please list the most common home remedies to get rid off high blood pressure?

Can you please list the most common home remedies to get rid off high blood pressure?

High Blood Pressure: There are many reasons for high blood pressure.First of all you have to have a complete evaluation. First thig to do is to reduce consumption of high salt, second thing to do is to look at your life style.And regular physical exercise. ...Read more

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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 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?

Change the medicine: If you have high blood pressure, then there's many options for treatment. It can be tailored to your side effect profile consider switching to an "arb" class medicine. It's similar to Lisinopril (ace class) without the cough. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of high blood pressure?

How can I get rid of high blood pressure?

Hypertension : Usually essential hypertension is for life. However with aggressive lifestyle changes, weight loss and salt avoidance you may control your bp. That being said continue with medications until told otherwise by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

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


Dr. Creighton Wright
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Hypertension (Definition)

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