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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular diseases (PVDs) are blood circulation disorders that impact blood vessels outside of the heart and brain. Normally PVD strikes the veins and arteries of arms and legs. PVD results in narrowing of blood vessels and decreases the amount of blood and oxygen supplied to the arms and legs. People with Diabetics have a high risk of having PVDs especially in our part of the world, eventually causing loss of sensation and result in to amputation. To......

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Kidney Failure and Dialysis

Kidney Failure and Dialysis

Kidney failure is rapidly becoming a problem from which diabetics are being afflicted. By far the two important risk factors are high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus. About 50% of dialysis patients are diabetics. Worldwide the number receiving renal replacement therapy (RRT) is increasing by 8% annually. Once a person is likely to be on dialysis, early intervention is critical for good results. The ideal treatment is of course transplantation. However this requires......

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