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How Diabetes is related to Heart Diseases

 

What is it? The diabetes mellitus is a disease that occurs when the pancreas can not make enough or when it fails to act in the body insulin because cells do not respond to the stimulus. Those with diabetes have more risk of cardiovascular disease .

What to do? Keeping a diet heart healthy, physical exercise continuously, lose weight, control blood sugar and monitor other factors of cardiovascular risk , especially hypertension , the smoking and cholesterol .

The diabetes must be controlled. The insulin must be administered by subcutaneous injection. There are different types of insulin, which mainly differ in the time it takes to take effect and its duration (flash, fast, intermediate and slow). Visit your doctor to explain how you have to control the levels of glucose and what to do when the index obtained does not fall within the normal range.

Cholesterol – why it is considered as a major cardio vascular risk factor

What is it? There is evidence that people with levels of cholesterol in the blood of 240 have twice the risk of heart attack than those with numbers 200. When cells are unable to absorb all the cholesterol that circulates in the blood The cholesterol remaining deposited on the wall of the artery and contributes to progressive narrowing causing atherosclerosis.

What to do? Follow a balanced diet rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids (found in fish and olive oils and seed) and high consumption of vegetables, legumes, cereals, vegetables and fruits. Perform an aerobic exercise program developed to moderate intensity on a regular basis.

The cholesterol has no symptoms or physical signs, so diagnosis can only be made ​​by a blood test to determine the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. Everyone should know their levels and repeat controls at regular intervals. The earlier the disorder, fewer problems will occur is detected.