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Monday, October 17, 2011

BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

People blood sugar levels of 100 mg/dL were 2.4 times more likely to die in 2 years than w/67 mg/dL

People with cardiovascular disease whose blood sugar levels were at the top of the normal range, being 100 mg per deciliter, were 2.4 times more likely to die over the next two (2) years than those with blood sugar levels in the bottom of the normal range, being 67 mg per deciliter according to a analysis by UCLA statistician, Sidney Port, PhD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 11:27 am | [0] comments

BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS

People blood sugar levels of 133 mg/dL were 3.8 times more likely to die in 2 years than w/67 mg/dL

People with cardiovascular disease whose elevated blood sugar levels of 133 mg per deciliter, were 3.8 times more likely to die over the next two (2) years than those with blood sugar levels in the bottom of the normal range, being 67 mg per deciliter according to a analysis by UCLA statistician, Sidney Port, PhD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 10:52 am | [0] comments

Monday, June 22, 2009

UCLA’s Sid Port #1: The belief that lower your blood pressure, the lower your risk of death is WRONG

The belief that "the higher your blood pressure, the higher your risk of death, and the lower your blood pressure, the lower the risk of death" is WRONG.

This according to a brilliant paper from UCLA statistician, Sid Port, PhD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 22, 2009 2:03 pm | [0] comments

UCLA’s Sid Port #1: The belief that lower your blood pressure, the lower your risk of death is WRONG

The belief that "the higher your blood pressure, the higher your risk of death, and the lower your blood pressure, the lower the risk of death" is WRONG.

This according to a brilliant paper from UCLA statistician, Sid Port, PhD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 22, 2009 2:03 pm | [0] comments

UCLA’s Sid Port #1: The belief that lower your blood pressure, the lower your risk of death is WRONG

The belief that "the higher your blood pressure, the higher your risk of death, and the lower your blood pressure, the lower the risk of death" is WRONG.

This according to a brilliant paper from UCLA statistician, Sid Port, PhD. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Jun 22, 2009 2:03 pm | [0] comments

Saturday, March 20, 2004

Blood Pressure: The belief that “lower is better” is false

"Much of the worry about blood pressure--especially the 'lower is better'--is false," says mathematics and statistics professor Sidney S. Port from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prof. Port is the lead author of an excellent, ground-breaking, landmark, paradigm-shifting paper about the risks associated with systolic blood pressure that was published The Lancet in 2000. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 20, 2004 5:45 am | [0] comments

Monday, November 17, 2003

Blood Pressure: “Lower is better” is false

"Much of the worry about blood pressure--especially the ?lower is better'--is false," says mathematics and statistics professor Sidney S. Port from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prof. Port is the lead author of an excellent, ground-breaking, landmark, paradigm-shifting paper about the risks associated with systolic blood pressure. The paper reveals that the risk of death associated with systolic blood pressure is "greatly overestimated... for more than 70 percent of the population". Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Nov 17, 2003 5:10 am | [0] comments
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