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for what reason might it be that patients with diabetes have prolonged recovery compared to patients without diabetes?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
MultipleBloodFlowEtc: Dm degrades both macrovascular (accelerates atherosclerosis) & microvascular blood supply to tissues & increased sugar changes/interferes with the function of most cellular proteins. This is a complex issue with many addditional factors, many still poorly understood.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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