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Diabetes And Its Effects On Wound Healing

Abstract This article discusses the reasons why wounds in people with diabetes take longer to heal and are more susceptible to complications. The physiology of the wound healing process, and how this is affected by diabetes, is outlined. The article also explains why wounds in patients with diabetes are more prone to infection and discusses preventive measures. Discover the world's research 14+ million members 100+ million publications 700k+ research projects Join for free Download Continue reading >>

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  1. tookewlandy

    I have been trying to figure this out as well. What i found is that Diabetes promotes atherosclerosis( major cause of PVD) Hyperglycemia effects weaken the vessel walls, and diabetes also can cause increased LDL, triglycerides( which are major risks for atherosclerosis and PVD)

  2. DanEMT

    Diabetes Mellitus - increased risk of PAOD 2-4X by causing endothelial and smooth muscle cell dysfunction in peripheral arteries.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periphe...lusive_disease
    maybe this will help a little

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