1.2. Four Diabetes Case Study

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1.2.4 Diabetes complications • Cardiovascular disease- Diabetes drastically increases the risk of different cardiovascular manifestations, such as coronary artery disease and affiliated chest pain (angina), stroke, tightening of arteries (atherosclerosis), and heart attack. Having diabetes mellitus, raises the likely hood of having heart disease or stroke. • Neuropathy – this Nerve Damage is caused by Sugar present in high levels which is capable of injuring the walls of the tiny capillaries within the blood vessels that nourish your nerves specifically in your legs. Resulting in feeling such as numbness, burning, tingling staring at the tips of the toes or fingers is usually felt as pain and gradually spreads upward. When this is left untreated
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