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
Source: WWW.EUREKALERT.ORG

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.

Read more
Related news
Comment
FACEBOOK