Being overweight or obese puts more strain on the kidneys, increasing the risk of developing kidney disease. For people with chronic kidney disease, being obese is linked to the disease progressing to end-stage renal disease.
Chronic high blood pressure is a killer, but you have more power than you might think to control it. Diet plays a major role in regulating hypertension and what you eat can determine how low it can go.
Prediabetes occurs when your blood glucose levels are higher than normal — but not yet high enough to be diabetes. And it only gets more challenging as we enter menopause.
Only half of the 78 million adults in the United States who have high blood pressure have it under control. This is cause for concern as high blood pressure is a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
The first-ever guidelines for stroke prevention tailored specifically for women offer new strategies to reduce the risk of the third-leading cause of death for females.
An experimental device that had shown promise and raised hopes for controlling stubbornly and dangerously high blood pressure is not effective, a new study involving Cleveland Clinic cardiologists and patients shows.
People can be at risk for type 2 diabetes without even realizing it. Know the risk factors and work on what you can control.There is a lot you can do to prevent and if needed, control diabetes.
Black licorice lovers take note: The FDA warns that in rare occurrences, one of your faves may cause your heart to skip a beat, and not in the good way.
Despite increased awareness in the United States, hypertension is still a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. A recent study shows that many people go undiagnosed or are inadequately treated.
Study sparks concern that first-born children are at greater risk for both high blood pressure and diabetes.