Eye and heart complications are tightly linked in type 1 diabetes

Published: 31/01/2018
Eye and heart complications are tightly linked in type 1 diabetes
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People with chronic kidney disease have much higher risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for those with type 1 diabetes. In a paper published in Diabetes Care, the Joslin team demonstrated that the eye condition known as proliferative diabetic retinopathy also is independently associated with cardiovascular disease.

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