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'''Diabetic angiopathy''' is a complication of [[Diabetes mellitus]].
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'''''German''': [[:de:Diabetische Angiopathie|Diabetische Angiopathie]]''
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'''Diabetic angiopathy''' is a vascular [[complication]] of [[Diabetes mellitus]]. It is associated with calcification of the [[media]] of larger [[artery|arteries]] with major effects in the [[microcirculation]].
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Diabetic angiopathy is a collective term for conditions specific to the diabetic state. Its severity is related to its duration and the quality of diabetes control more than to patient's age.
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Severe consequences of diabetic angiopathy are
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*[[Diabetic nephropathy]]
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*[[Diabetic retinopathy]]
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*[[Coronary heart disease]]
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*[[Vascular dementia]]
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*[[macroangiopathy]]
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*[[microangiopathy]]
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*generalized [[atherosclerosis]]
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==Reference==
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McMillan DE.  (1978). [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=356570&dopt=Abstract Diabetic angiopathy--its lessons in vascular physiology.] Am Heart J. Sep;96(3):401-6.
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[[de:Diabetische Angiopathie]]

Latest revision as of 12:46, 7 April 2014

German: Diabetische Angiopathie

Diabetic angiopathy is a vascular complication of Diabetes mellitus. It is associated with calcification of the media of larger arteries with major effects in the microcirculation.

Diabetic angiopathy is a collective term for conditions specific to the diabetic state. Its severity is related to its duration and the quality of diabetes control more than to patient's age.

Severe consequences of diabetic angiopathy are

Reference

McMillan DE. (1978). Diabetic angiopathy--its lessons in vascular physiology. Am Heart J. Sep;96(3):401-6.

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