microangiopathy

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microangiopathy

[‚mī·krō‚an·jē′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
The development of lesions in small blood vessels throughout the body.
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The major detrimental outcomes in persons with prediabetes are macrovascular diseases and Type 2 diabetes, leading contributors to microvascular disease.
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic debilitating condition, which leads to a variety of complications, such as microvascular disease, atherosclerosis, neuropathy, retinopathy, and nephropathy.
The primary mechanisms include the metabolic effects of high glucose, autonomic nerve damage, and microvascular disease.
This guidance is based upon epidemiological, case-control and cohort studies, which link smoking with cardiovascular disease premature death, and microvascular disease, including foot ulcers.
Women are more likely to have microvascular disease in the body's smallest blood vessels, which is harder to detect; thus, it often goes undiagnosed and untreated.
sup][9] The question is whether the neurodegenerative process can be considered a predictor of microvascular disease or even an active mediator of the microvascular impairment.
The microvascular disease tends to occur predominantly in vascular endothelium of kidney, retina and vasa nervorum where glucose uptake is independent of insulin activity.
There is only amputation of the dead tissue and usually problems with wound healing due to the subclinical microvascular disease in the remaining "viable" tissue.
If microvascular disease is happening in the kidneys, that same disease could very well be affecting the heart, and there could be a direct link that we should be looking at," Dr.
The primary outcomes were the development of diabetes and the prevalence of microvascular disease.
The predictive variables are age, education, depression, microvascular disease, acute metabolic events, cerebrovascular disease, cardiovascular disease, and having a diabetic foot.
The cerebrovascular diseases include the ischemic stroke and the hemorrhagic stroke, both of which happen in patients with macrovascular disease or microvascular disease.