Category Archives: Blood Vessels

Study Shows Therapeutic Footwear Can Help Prevent Foot Ulcers

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is caused by reduced blood flow to the extremities. High blood glucose levels damage blood vessels and affect the blood flow. Those with type 2 diabetes are at a higher risk for foot ulcers and lower limb …

Blood Vessel Damage May Occur Even Before Prediabetes Stage

A long-term British research study shows that even before people reach a prediabetes stage of elevated blood sugar levels, damage to their blood vessels may have already occurred.

The study found the existence of certain biochemical markers in the blood …

Type 2 Diabetes: Heart disease From Damaged Large Blood Vessels

In people with long standing type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for heart attack and stroke, lowering blood sugar to near-normal levels did not delay the combined risk of diabetic damage to kidneys, eyes, or nerves, but did …