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What Does Pvd Diabetes Mean
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
I have pvd, i'm 41 & have type 1 diabetes. I have had 8 surgeries including crossover bypass, i'm suffering greatly and in agony every day. Whatcanido?
Stop smoking: For one as i can see on your profile because the combination of smoking and diabetes is lethal to your body including arteries. I am sure you do not want to lose your limbs as this is unfortunate reality for many patients who smoke. In addition, avoiding all processed foods and eating whole foods will also strengthen your lining of your arteries as currently you have a lot of inflammation. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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6, 4 n 2mnths back i hd done oct optomap for seeing sparking stars, every time doc said retina is normal, does he mean no pvd?He never mention pvd at all
What does borderline Peripheral vascular disease on ankle brachial index test mean? It was 0.93. I had Normal Calcium Score/CTA.
PVD, PAD: i would not call an ABI of .93 borderline PVD (peripheral vascular disease). It is normal. If you divide the arm blood pressure by the ankle pressure the number should be 1.0. Meaning the arm and ankle should have the same blood pressure. ABI's of .5 suggest occlusive disease or a blockage somewhere in the leg or calf. Again, an ABI of 0.93 is normal ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ret tear ruled out by my doc, see sparkling stars 24/7, hv floaters too, he said pvd full process not yet started but there is vitreous detachment, means?
PVD is not a tear: A PVD or posterior vitreous detachment is a natural consequence of aging. When it occurs in someone suddenly and there are new floaters or flashes of light, we recommend a dilated exam of the retina. It is not because the floaters or flashes are dangerous, but because the PVD may also occur with retinal tears which can lead to retinal detachment, but it is possible to have PVD and no tear. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With pvd is the lifespan short? Had crossover bypass & was told it should keep me alive for 10 yrs, is this likely once surgeries have been exhausted
Yes, but...: Pvd distribution manifests differently in different diseases: tobacco leads to aortic, iliac, femoral-popliteal disease; diabetes, almost exclusively in the tibial, peroneal arteries. Smoking cessation, control of lipids & blood pressure, and maintaining one's ideal body weight enhances one's life expectancy... Recall same PVD risks also cause strokes & heart disease... It's all linked... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has pvd. The surgeon says he will lose his feet and legs within 3 years. Is there a way to prevent this?
Hard to say: Please treat diabetes. Please don't smoke. Please control cholesterol with statins. Please take Aspirin if you can. Please walk every day. Please see podiatrist for nail care and foot checks. Please don't smoke. Please don't smoke. It's that important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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