Study shows the link between blood pressure and blood sugar, says study author
The relationship between blood sugar and blood pressure is often debated.
The most widely accepted view is that blood pressure increases with weight and that people with high blood pressure need to eat more and exercise more.
This may explain why high blood sugar levels are often associated with metabolic syndrome, or the accumulation of fat in the abdomen.
But research suggests that the link isn’t clear cut.
In a new study, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark have looked at how blood sugar affects the brain.
They found that a spike in blood sugar may be linked to increased brain activity in the prefrontal cortex, a part of the brain involved in emotion regulation and impulse control.
This has been previously linked to a rise in obesity.
The researchers also found that elevated blood sugar is linked to changes in brain activity that may lead to a higher risk of dementia.
So if your blood sugar has gone up, it’s time to take action to limit your waistline.
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