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What is a the definition of cardiac autonomic neuropathy?

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Dr. David Bozak
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Nerve damage that affects the nerves that control automatic functions of the heart.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: One of the most overlooked of all serious complications of diabetes is cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy, which encompasses damage to the autonomic nerve fibers that innervate the heart and blood vessels, resulting in abnormalities in heart rate control and vascular dynamics.

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