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Other vascular disease in diabetes 

Other vascular disease in diabetes
Chapter:
Other vascular disease in diabetes
Source:
Heart Disease and Diabetes (Oxford Diabetes Library) (2 ed.)
Author(s):

Miles Fisher

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199604562.003.0076

Strokes are a common cause of morbidity in people with diabetes. Several secondary preventive therapies, including control of hypertension, statins, pioglitazone and the use of antiplatelet drugs are of benefit, but intensive management of hyperglycaemia in acute stroke carries no benefit

Peripheral arterial disease is a common cause of morbidity in people with diabetes, and contributes to diabetic foot problems. Revascularization and some medical therapies may be helpful...

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