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Macrovascular complications: This is the leading cause of death in diabetes: 65-75 per cent of people with diabetes will die from macrovascular disease (compared with about 35 per cent of the general population).
In the diabetic foot ulcer group, retinopathy, neuropathy and macrovascular disease were seen more frequently than in the diabetic group (p<0.
But within weeks he had to return to Charing Cross because the hospital did not have the expertise to deal with his macrovascular disease.
The interactive effects of arsenic and diabetes mellitus on micro- and macrovascular diseases should be closely examined.
8,9] The A1c threshold for glucose-induced macrovascular disease is lower than that for microvascular disease.
Achieving the optimal glycemic treatment goals reduces long-term microvascular complications and delays the risk of macrovascular disease (3).
Furthermore, plasma FABP4 concentrations are independent determinants of carotid IMT in Chinese women (13) but are not associated with macrovascular disease in type 2 diabetic patients (6).
There is increasing evidence that intensive glycemic control can also reduce the risk of macrovascular disease and macrovascular events.
For decades, attention to the patient with type 2 diabetes focused on the control of hyperglycemia and of risk factors associated with macrovascular disease.
Earlier studies, largely conducted in patients treated with statins show that lowering LDL-C to currently recognized goals only reduces the relative risk of macrovascular disease by about 23 percent.