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Macrovascular Complications Of Diabetes

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Total caloric intake also contributes to development of diabetes. Adequate intake of alcohol may reduce the risk of diabetes, but smoking is proven to lead to diabetes.[7,8] Diabetes affect organs in the long run, leading to serious complications. These complications can be classified as microvascular or macrovascular. Microvascular complications include nervous system damage (neuropathy), renal system damage (nephropathy) and eye damage (retinopathy).[1] Macrovascular complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Studies had shown that microvascular complications are more common than macrovascular complications.[9] Complications can be either episodic which can be treated and recur numerous times or
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