All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Diabetes’

Plaque Analysis May Improve Risk Assessment


Quantitative plaque analysis using cardiac CT angiography (CCTA) provides an accurate assessment of arterial plaque and could dramatically impact the management of patients with diabetes who face a high risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to new research. Plaque that forms in the arterial walls can restrict blood flow and, in some cases, rupture, leading to potentially …

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Diabetes and Heart Failure


People with diabetes are 38% more likely to die early and have a 73% higher chance of being admitted to hospital for heart failure than others, according to a U.K. report. The review of more than two million people found just over a quarter of admissions to hospital for heart failure were among people with diabetes. Furthermore, diabetics admitted to …

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