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Diabetes mellitus and surgery

At a time when insulin was not yet accepted as a radical treatment for diabetes, most surgeons were reluctant to operate on diabetics. Patients with disorders of all metabolic processes endure the operation and the postoperative period with more pronounced painful phenomena. With small interventions without long-term food restriction, people with diabetes may remain on…
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Vascular disorders in diabetes mellitus

In patients with diabetes mellitus, both small vessels (microangiopathy) and large ( macroangiopathy ) are affected . In the first form, the function of the capillaries of various tissues and organs is disrupted. Changes in the capillaries of the retina cause visual impairment and subsequently can lead to blindness. Damage to the capillaries of the glomeruli of the kidneys disrupts their basic functions…
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How does diabetes affect joints?

Diabetes mellitus is associated with metabolic disorders, so the cartilage in diabetics is more likely to age and deteriorate. Due to impaired blood circulation during vasoconstriction, the innervation of muscles and ligaments is disturbed, lack of nutrition negatively affects their main function – to fix and strengthen the joints. In addition, excess glucose builds up on…
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Impact of diabetes on heart function

Diabetes mellitus is one of the causes of diseases of the cardiovascular system. In turn, heart failure aggravates the course of diabetes mellitus. Heart lesions are frequent and unfavorable in terms of the prognosis of complications of diabetes mellitus. In such patients, coronary insufficiency comes to the fore. Let’s consider the main features of heart lesions in diabetes.…
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Acne: Causes and Treatment Methods

Acne or acne is a common skin condition characterized by blockage and inflammation of the sebaceous glands. Acne is chronic and manifests itself mainly in puberty, while the active stage of the disease can last up to 25-30 years. In older adults, acne can occur with various diseases of the endocrine system, including Cushing’s syndrome…
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How does diabetes affect the eyes?

Diabetes mellitus and vision are interrelated, since an excess of glucose in the blood leads to the destruction of blood vessels (and the appearance of new ones) in the eyeballs, clouding of the lens, and retinal detachment. Most often, diabetics develop retinopathy , cataracts, and glaucoma. The progression of these pathologies can be stopped, as well as complete blindness…
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How to understand that you are starting diabetes? Explains the endocrinologist

Endocrinologist Valentina Shutova on what diabetes mellitus is, how do the two types of disease differ from each other, and by what signs can one understand that problems begin? Valentina Shutova,endocrinologist of the highest category Diabetes mellitus is a syndrome in which there is a chronic increase in blood sugar in the human body. The disease…
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“If diabetes is diagnosed early , there is every chance of getting rid of it or maintaining a good quality of life.”

“According to statistics , there are about 270 thousand people with diabetes in Belarus. About the same number of people suffer from it in a latent form. 95% of all patients have type 2 diabetes, which is associated in most cases with overweight. ”   Vladimir LapaDeputy Director of ALC ” Seisimed “, endocrinologist A little about the disease In simple and understandable terms, diabetes is…
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Avitaminosis and diabetes mellitus: what causes the blood vessels in the eyes to burst?

Sometimes, forgetting to go to bed on time or after watching a movie, we find redness of the eyes and blood vessels bursting in them. Fortunately, few people face the problem of bursting capillaries in the eyes. This state of the vessels is accompanied by redness and discomfort in the form of burning, because blood flows…
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More people with diabetes in Belarus

At the beginning of 2012, almost 224 thousand people were registered in Belarus suffering from this disease, of which 1.5 thousand were children. Diabetes is diagnosed in 21-22 thousand people annually. In 93% of patients with diabetes mellitus of the second type, in 5% – of the first type, the rest were diagnosed with other specific forms of this…
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