Silver Book Fact

In general, for every 10 mmHg reduction in systolic blood pressure, the risk for any complication related to diabetes is reduced by 12%.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Fact Sheet: National estimates and general information on diabetes and prediabetes in the United States, 2011. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 2011. http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pubs/pdf/ndfs_2011.pdf

Reference

Title
National Diabetes Fact Sheet: National estimates and general information on diabetes and prediabetes in the United States, 2011
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Publication Date
2011
Authors
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
URL
Read Full Resource

Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Human Value

Related Facts

  • Evaluation of a Cooperative Extension Service diabetes education program showed improved nutrition knowledge, anthropometric measures and glucose control. These improvements reduced medical costs by approximately $94,010 for the 62 participants.  
  • Intensive Glycemic Control in People with Diabetes
    Intensive glycemic control in diabetics reduced their: Adjusted mean risk of DR by 76% Risk of progression by 54% Rates of laser surgery by 56% Risk of DME by 23%    
  • Average direct medical costs over time, in 2001, for 194 participants in a community-based pharmaceutical care services program for patients with diabetes.  
  • In a community pharmacy health management program called the Diabetes Ten City Challenge, in which 573 patients with diabetes participated, the average total healthcare costs per patient per year were…  
  • To date, multiple genomewide comparisons of thousands of subjects with type 2 diabetes and controls without the disease have identified approximately twenty-five DNA variants that are significantly associated with type…