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What Is The Type Of Stroke Caused By Hypertension And Diabetes
Ischaemic: Most of the diabetic related strokes are ischaemic due to disease in the arteries & ultimate closure & brain infarction.However with hypertension haemorrhage s can also occur & sometimes an ischaemic infarct can bleed & become haemorrhagic.Often clinical features can distinguish between the two but mri/mra will provide the final diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Mainly 2 types: Ischemic strokes (where the blood supply is lessened) are associated with both hypertension and diabetes. Hemmorhagic strokes (where blood leaks out of the vessels) is primarily associated with hypertension. Embolic strokes (where clots travel from the heart to the brain) is mainly associated with abnormal heart rhythms. But, hypertension and diabetes increase your risk of a stroke overall as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
IDDM & HTN: Type 1 IDDM is ketosis-prone, occurs typically in younger persons, and is thought to be caused by either viral or autoimmune attack of pancreatic islet cells, featuring insulin deficiency. Type 2 IDDM differs. Pancreatic islet cells produce insulin in elevated amounts but tissues are insulin resistant. Obesity is typical. HTN derives from microvascular dz, high vasc resistance, salt retention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the treatment of hypertension and diabetes melletus type one and diabetes mellitus type 2 and what is the diagnosis for each disease and how w?
Diet, exercise and: Weight loss are good for both. Diabetes is diagnosed on the basis of your blood sugar and other lab tests; hypertension by checking your blood pressure. Your doctor can advise you and help with diagnosis and treatment for both. Many behavior modifications and treatments are available. More info can be found @ diabetes.Org and webmd. ...Read more
Too much sugar: In general, type 2 diabetes is consuming too many carbohydrates, and the body's inability to deal with the amount of sugar that comes from this. This is the type of diabetes that is usually caused by eating and lack of physical exercise, and according to the ada, is prevalent in 8.3% of the us population. Complications include heart, liver, and kidney disease, as well as strokes and amputation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Badly: Smoking is awful and affects heart lungs and blood vessels obesity affects most joints, heart pumping requirements and encourages more sedentary inaction s leading to more weight and blood clots hyperlipidemia deposits the " rust" in your pipes and clogs them up hypertension adds to the strain on the heart muscle and it hypertrophied-thickens leading to heart failure and or aortic tears and death. ...Read more
Diabetes: Diabetes can occur if you stop making insulin. That most often occurs early in life (type 1 diabetes) but there is a small group that has very low insulin production later in life. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your pancreas is making a lot of insulin but not enough to control your blood sugar. Do you or a family member/ friend have diabetes and are not caring for it properly. See a doctor soon. ...Read more
What is maturity onset diabetes of the young (mody) and how is it different from type i and type II diabetes?
Genes and lifestyle: There are inherited and environmental risk factors. The most common modifiable risk factor is smoking. Other risk factors are age, diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, & family history. Treatment is aimed at controlling risk factors- medication to treat diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol; stopping smoking, and diet and exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obesity, age, genes: The major risk factors for type 2 diabetes are; obesity, especially if it is in the abdomen, advancing age, family history of diabetes, certain meds such as steroids, antipsychotics. It typically occurs in obese adults (over age 40) but can occur in younger people as well. The best prevention is to keep weight down and exercise. ...Read more
Lack of blood: Generally, there are 2 types of stroke that ultimately result from not enough oxygen getting to the brain: 1 - ischemic (represents ~70%) is due to a blockage that results in not enough blood flow 2 - hemorrhagic (which is less often) results when a blood vessel bursts and blood spills out uncontrollably, may end up resulting compression on the brain given the limited volume in the skull. ...Read more
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