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What is the type of stroke caused by hypertension and diabetes?

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 more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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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


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"what is the type of stroke caused by hypertension and diabetes?"

"what is the type of stroke caused by hypertension and diabetes?"

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 more

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What is the cause of iddm and hypertension?

What is the cause of iddm and hypertension?

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 more

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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?

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

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What exactly is the sign of the symptoms of diabetes or pre diabetic?

What exactly is the sign of the symptoms of diabetes or pre diabetic?

None for prediabetes: Definition is fasting sugar 100-125, , sugar 2-4 hours after eating 140-199, hga1c 5.7-6.4 diabetes (fasting >126, 2 hours after eating >200) often has no symtoms when sugars > 240 all the time get thirst, extra urination, humger. ...Read more

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What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

See Below: Vascular hardening, tumor of the adrenal gland, blockage/stenosis of the kidney (renal) arteries, renal failure. Additionally, there are other rare causes. ...Read more

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What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

What is the cause of uncontrolled hypertension?

Multiple possibility: Uncontrol hypertension would be due to secondary hypertension, such as renal arterial stenosis, tumor in adrenal gland, etc. ...Read more

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What is the type of blindness caused by trauma or ageing?

What is the type of blindness caused by trauma or ageing?

Multiple causes: Blindness from trauma may be due to disruption of the globe/lens, retina, optic nerve or the brain. Blindness related to aging involves the same structures, but the processes are usually degenerative, inflammatory or compressive. ...Read more

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What is diabetes mellitus? How prevalent is this type of diabetes and what are the health risks?

What is diabetes mellitus? How prevalent is this type of diabetes and what are the health risks?

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 more

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What is the mechanism by which the risk factors for heart attack and stroke affect you?

What is the mechanism by which the risk factors for heart attack and stroke affect you?

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

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What is the cause of diabetes?

What is the cause of diabetes?

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

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What is the best treatment for wide intracranial arteries caused by chronic hypertension?

What is the best treatment for wide intracranial arteries caused by chronic hypertension?

Intracranial HBP: The most significant treatment is to lower your blood pressure into a normal range. See your doctor for management of your blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors of cardiovascular disease and what is the treatment like?

What are the risk factors of cardiovascular disease and what is the treatment like?

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 more

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What risk factors are associated with type 2 diabetes and what is the age of onset?

What risk factors are associated with type 2 diabetes and what is the age of onset?

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

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What is the cause of secondary hypertension?

What is the cause of secondary hypertension?

Long list: Chronic kidney disease, renal artery stenosis, several problems of adrenal gland including excess aldosterone levels and pheochromocytoma, obstructive sleep apnea, thyroid disorders, illegal drugs use, obesity etc. ...Read more

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What is the name of the type of pneumonia caused by immobility in hospital?

What is the name of the type of pneumonia caused by immobility in hospital?

Hypostatic: Hypostatic pneumonia usually occurs when the patient is not mobile enough to expand the lung by deep breathing so that the atelectatic or collapsed lung segments can develop into pneumonia. ...Read more

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What is a stroke and the different types of stroke?

What is a stroke and the different types of stroke?

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

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more