Diabetes complications

October 2012
Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Oct2012, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p4
The article discusses proactive care to control complications due to diabetes. Glucose monitoring is a vital component in diabetes management. In addition, controlling blood pressure and cholesterol levels together with blood glucose is equally important to lower risk of heart attack, stroke and related complications. The article mentions the complicating factors relating to diabetes, including heart and blood vessel disease, eye damage or diabetic retinopathy, nerve damage and foot wounds.


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