diabetic microangiopathy

diabetic microangiopathy

Microvascular disease Any clinical or pathological changes resulting from small vessel disease in PTs with DM Measurement Capillary HTN can be measured directly by microcannulation of nailfold capillaries with a glass micropipette Prognosis Progression can be slowed by tight control of serum glucose levels, especially with long-term intense insulin therapy
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Improvement of diabetic microangiopathy with pycnogenol: A prospective, controlled study.
Cramps and muscular pain: prevention with pycnogenol in normal subjects, venous patients, athletes, claudicants and in diabetic microangiopathy.
In diabetic nephropathy, disturbances in the renal microcirculation may be relevant (eg, severe diabetic microangiopathy with arteriolar hyalin, possible more-prominent loss of peritubular capillaries).
Even if puncturing should induce an acute hyperemic response, this appears to have no lasting effect or may be surpassed by the reduced hyperemic response caused by diabetic microangiopathy.
Serum concentrations of advanced glycation endproducts are associated with the development of atherosclerosis as well as diabetic microangiopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
There's a thing called diabetic microangiopathy - a disease of the blood vessels,'' he explains.
Such diseases, in which pro- or anti-angiogenic therapy could potentially revolutionize treatment, include cancer, ischemic heart disease, diabetic microangiopathy and chronic wounds.
Diabetic microangiopathy is also the key factor in producing many of the other severe and common complications of diabetes, such as loss of vision and kidney failure.
The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical efficacy of oral Pycnogenol (Horphag Research Ltd, United Kingdom) in patients with diabetic microangiopathy.
The October 2006 journal of Angiology revealed Pycnogenol(R) reduces diabetic microangiopathy and in 2006, published research in the July journal of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis revealed Pycnogenol(R) heals leg ulcers in patients who suffer from diabetic leg ulcerations.
Conclusion: We concluded that despite their close correlation, fibrinogen compared with hsCRP might be closely associated with diabetic microangiopathy and that both markers might not correlate with IMT as a marker of macroangiopathy.