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Tarim Yilpizi
13-03-06, 19:01
Heart risk from diabetes varies by ethnicity


Diabetes is linked to increased risk of heart failure, but now researchers have found that the causes may vary between ethnic groups.

Dr Alain Bertoni of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Centre, North Carolina, USA, investigated the risk factors for heart failure in several ethnic groups with diabetes.

He looked at the weight and volume of the left ventricle of the heart, which pumps blood to the body.

"Increased left ventricular muscle mass suggests the future possibility of developing heart failure," he said.

"We also think that if you have a stiffer heart [indicated by lower volume], that could be an early indication that you have a propensity for developing heart failure."

In the March issue of Diabetes Care, Dr Bertoni reports increased heart muscle mass in whites, African-Americans, and Hispanics with diabetes compared with healthy people. No differences were found among Chinese participants.

The increased mass was explained by subclinical atherosclerosis and high blood pressure in whites, but not in African-Americans and Hispanics.

Lower volumes were found in whites, blacks, and Chinese participants with diabetes, but not Hispanics. "Other studies have suggested that the incidence of heart failure is similar between whites and African-Americans with diabetes, but somewhat lower among Hispanics and Asians with diabetes," Dr Bertoni explains.

"Further investigation will be required to determine whether there are differences in the incidence of heart failure by ethnicity, and if so, whether the differences will be predictive of the future risk of heart failure," he concludes.

Unregistered
14-03-06, 15:17
we uyghurs have heart problems, because facist - bloody - terrorist - chinese always terrorising uyghurs and our veins sufferes from high pressure from chinese and our hearts cannot beat regularly .......




Heart risk from diabetes varies by ethnicity


Diabetes is linked to increased risk of heart failure, but now researchers have found that the causes may vary between ethnic groups.

Dr Alain Bertoni of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Centre, North Carolina, USA, investigated the risk factors for heart failure in several ethnic groups with diabetes.

He looked at the weight and volume of the left ventricle of the heart, which pumps blood to the body.

"Increased left ventricular muscle mass suggests the future possibility of developing heart failure," he said.

"We also think that if you have a stiffer heart [indicated by lower volume], that could be an early indication that you have a propensity for developing heart failure."

In the March issue of Diabetes Care, Dr Bertoni reports increased heart muscle mass in whites, African-Americans, and Hispanics with diabetes compared with healthy people. No differences were found among Chinese participants.

The increased mass was explained by subclinical atherosclerosis and high blood pressure in whites, but not in African-Americans and Hispanics.

Lower volumes were found in whites, blacks, and Chinese participants with diabetes, but not Hispanics. "Other studies have suggested that the incidence of heart failure is similar between whites and African-Americans with diabetes, but somewhat lower among Hispanics and Asians with diabetes," Dr Bertoni explains.

"Further investigation will be required to determine whether there are differences in the incidence of heart failure by ethnicity, and if so, whether the differences will be predictive of the future risk of heart failure," he concludes.

Unregistered
14-03-06, 22:27
you are right, therefore young and talented Uyghurs departing from us one after another