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Retinopathy damages the the retina. It's common among diabetics and may indicate a greater risk of developing congestive heart failure. Both retinopathy and congestive heart failure affect small blood vessels. Diabetics with retinopathies and without cardiovascular disease, risk a higher incidence of congestive heart failure, than diabetics without retinopathies. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Idle Hands
The presence of a certain chemical in people with diabetes who have malfunctioning kidneys could signal an increased risk of heart problems. Diabetes-related kidney disease was associated with an increase in cardiac events. Researchers have identified the concentration of a naturally occurring metabolite that hints at heart problems in diabetic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Idle Hands
Researchers have determined that diabetes is an independent factor for hearing loss, no matter a person's age, environmental influences, other disease, or trauma. If you've been having trouble hearing, or know someone with diabetes who is struggle with hearing loss, read more. Are you a diabetic who frequently asks people... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Idle Hands
New research has found a protein that may cause pancreatic cells--the cells that produce insulin--to regenerate. Type 1 diabetes destroys these important cells, making people who live with type 1 diabetes insulin dependent. Researchers presented findings of a specific agent and a protein which appears to cause regeneration of defunct... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Idle Hands
From the Journal of the American Medical Association Damage to the retina is one of the most common complications of diabetes, and contributes to increased vision loss among people with diabetes. Researchers analyzed rates of vision loss and impairment in groups of people with diabetes as well as people without... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Idle Hands
Drug-eluting stents, or stents that are coated with a drug to prevent narrowing of the vessel, may increase survival rates among people with diabetes who have blocked arteries. The coated stents may also decrease risk of subsequent heart attack and revascularization. Read more. Drug-eluting stents reduced the risk of revascularization,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2012 at Idle Hands
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