Hi! i’m robosuzie and today i’ll talk to you about is there a link between diabetes And Hypertension. Also don’t forget to check out the link below, to find out, how this guy reversed his diabetes! Turns out, the diabetes industry is selling us fake research! But back to our topic. You are maintaining a healthy lifestyle of diet and exercise. You are checking your blood sugar levels and they are within target range. Your A1C is less than 7%.
You are scheduled to see your healthcare provider for your routine visit. you’re feeling good. Everything looks good, it’s just that your blood pressure has risen over the last few months, you’re healthcare provider reports, We are going to have to start you on blood pressure medications. You’re bewildered. How can this be? Everything seemed to be going well. Why have you just been diagnosed with hypertension?.
Is there a link between diabetes and hypertension? The short answer to this question for people living with type 2 diabetes is YES. The link is explained by what ians call metabolic syndrome. I know that this word may mean very little to you. But this information is very important for anyone living with type 2 diabetes. I am going to explain what this means in as simple terms as possible.
It is my intention that the knowledge is presented in an easy to understand format. that way you are better able to take action. It is only by taking action that you can live powerfully with diabetes. So let’s dive right back into what is metabolic syndrome and how it links diabetes and hypertension. What is metabolic syndrome? Metabolic syndrome is a group of characteristics. It is not really medical illness. The important.
Thing is that these characteristics put you at an increased risk for developing certain diseases. These diseases include type 2 diabetes, hypertension and heart disease. Metabolic syndrome is also called metabolic X syndrome, syndrome X and also insulin resistance syndrome. Most al experts define metabolic syndrome as having three or more of any of the following: Obesity in the abdomen. Greater than 32 inches in women and 38 inches in men.
High fasting blood sugar levels more than 100125 mg/dl A high blood pressure of more than 130/85 mm hg or if you are taking blood pressure medication. A high triglyceride level of more than 150 mg/dl or a low HDL level of less than 40 mg/dl. The prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome. More than 2/3rd of the adult American population is either overweight or obese. The number of people with metabolic syndrome has risen just as the obesity epidemic in this country.
Currently that rate is at 34% of the adult population. The following factors put you at risk for developing metabolic syndrome: Being overweight. In other words a BMI of more than 25. Smoking. Eating a diet that is high in carbohydrates. Smoking. Lack of exercise. Menopause. Family history of diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
Increasing age. what health risks are associated with metabolic Syndrome? People with metabolic syndrome are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. They are also at risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease consists of several diseases. I like to compare the cardiovascular system to the plumbing system in your house. Your symptoms depend on what part of the arteries gets clogged up. Cholesterol gets deposited.