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Why is arteriosclerosis common in diabetic patients?
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
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In brief: Damage
Uncontrolled blood glucose in diabetes have a profound effect on vasulature over time.
Chronic inflammation is commonly associated with this and thus damage to cell walls become apparent.

In brief: Damage
Uncontrolled blood glucose in diabetes have a profound effect on vasulature over time.
Chronic inflammation is commonly associated with this and thus damage to cell walls become apparent.
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Vessel aging
Diabetes is, in many ways, a condition of premature aging of the body.
The deposition of sugars causes accelerated aging processes in most organs. The arteries are among them. Diabetics, in proportion to the lack of control of their blood sugar, develop extremely rapid progression of arterial disease throughout the body.

In brief: Vessel aging
Diabetes is, in many ways, a condition of premature aging of the body.
The deposition of sugars causes accelerated aging processes in most organs. The arteries are among them. Diabetics, in proportion to the lack of control of their blood sugar, develop extremely rapid progression of arterial disease throughout the body.
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