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Are diabetics more prone to silent ischemia?

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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

It seems that diabetes affects nerves and pain perception.
Diabetics often injure feet and can get infections without noticing. Likewise they may suffer coronary ischemia without perception or it sometimes manifests as severe GI distress with nausea and vomiting but no chest pain. A sudden change in energy, nausea/vomiting or shortness of breath in a diabetic should prompt further evaluation.

In brief: Yes

It seems that diabetes affects nerves and pain perception.
Diabetics often injure feet and can get infections without noticing. Likewise they may suffer coronary ischemia without perception or it sometimes manifests as severe GI distress with nausea and vomiting but no chest pain. A sudden change in energy, nausea/vomiting or shortness of breath in a diabetic should prompt further evaluation.
Dr. Michael Fenster
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Diabetes

If associated with peripheral neuropathy.

In brief: Diabetes

If associated with peripheral neuropathy.
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