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Why do diabetics have poor circulation?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Clogged pipes

Think of diabetes as a vascular illness.
It leads to plaque build up in your arteries which reduces blood flow. This leads to bad things like heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular disease.

In brief: Clogged pipes

Think of diabetes as a vascular illness.
It leads to plaque build up in your arteries which reduces blood flow. This leads to bad things like heart attacks, strokes and peripheral vascular disease.
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Diabetic

this is more common with prolonged history of diabetes due to damage that occurs in the internal lining of the blood vessels secondary to the diabetes.

In brief: Diabetic

this is more common with prolonged history of diabetes due to damage that occurs in the internal lining of the blood vessels secondary to the diabetes.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Steven Busuttil
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Artery disease

Diabetics are prone to develope atherosclerosis in their arteries due to the high sugers in their blood.
This is especially pronounced in diabetics that smoke.

In brief: Artery disease

Diabetics are prone to develope atherosclerosis in their arteries due to the high sugers in their blood.
This is especially pronounced in diabetics that smoke.
Dr. Steven Busuttil
Dr. Steven Busuttil
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