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Are vascular conditions a common complication of type 1 diabetes?
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Generally Yes
But it would be most accurate to say that vascular complications are especially more likely to occur if there is uncontrolled type 1 diabetes.
Problems with the vascular system in the eye, the kidney, the heart, and the toes are all much more common in the diabetic, but especially in the diabetic who does not control their diabetes. Ideal control would be a hemoglobina1c of less than 7.

In brief: Generally Yes
But it would be most accurate to say that vascular complications are especially more likely to occur if there is uncontrolled type 1 diabetes.
Problems with the vascular system in the eye, the kidney, the heart, and the toes are all much more common in the diabetic, but especially in the diabetic who does not control their diabetes. Ideal control would be a hemoglobina1c of less than 7.
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
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Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Unfortunately yes
Long term type 1 diabetics develop micro vascular disease causing kidney , eye and other end organ damage as well as neuropathy.
Hopefully we will find a cure soon. Better control may equal less severe vascular issues over the long term.

In brief: Unfortunately yes
Long term type 1 diabetics develop micro vascular disease causing kidney , eye and other end organ damage as well as neuropathy.
Hopefully we will find a cure soon. Better control may equal less severe vascular issues over the long term.
Dr. Michael Patney
Dr. Michael Patney
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In brief: Yes
Careful management of glucose and non smoking can help reuven these.

In brief: Yes
Careful management of glucose and non smoking can help reuven these.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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