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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. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. 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


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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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Can you get rid of high blood pressure completely?

Can you get rid of high blood pressure completely?

At your age: you can with diet and exercise provided that there is no abnormality in the adrenal gland or kidney or any endocrine system organs. ...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. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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