Intriguing Cochrane Study Findings on Cardiovascular Disease

low glycaemic index

This week I stumbled upon a new publication in the Cochrane Library. This particular publication looked at the link between following a low glycaemic index diet and cardiovascular disease rates. The reason this study caught my eye was because it appeared to contradict usual dietary advice on this topic. Conventional thinking would associate low glycaemic index carbohydrates with improved cardiovascular

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Age of type 2 diabetes associated with cardiovascular & mortality risk

Age of onset of diabetes and CVD

The journal Circulation has published a new study. The study compared the age of diagnosis with type 2 diabetes and adverse cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The authors claim an earlier onset of diabetes increases the risk of suffering adverse cardiovascular events e.g. stroke, heart attack. The researchers collected data from the national diabetes register in Sweden (where the study was

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