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Screening for the Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

June 7, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes, a long-standing disease that may seem to be silent in the early years after diagnosis may not be really silent after all. Ten to 15 years after the diagnosis has been made (sometimes even before diagnosis), the microvascular complications arise because of poorly controlled blood sugars. In the management of diabetes, it is not only blood sugars that we are after; moreover, we are after the prevention of diabetic complications. The direct and indirect effects of high blood sugars on the blood vessels are the major source of hospitalization and even death among diabetic patients; these are called the vascular complications of diabetes.

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