Vascular complications in non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the young

I. Jialal, N. H. Welsh, S. M. Joubert, M. C. Rajput

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Of 85 Indian patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the young, 16 (19%) were found to have vascular disease. Of these 16 patients 14 had diabetic retinopathy and 6 nephropathy. Five of the patients with nephropathy also had retinopathy, and the 6th had bilateral cataracts. Three patients and ischaemic heart disease associated with nephropathy and/or retinopathy. No patient had peripheral or cerebrovascular disease, and 15 (18%) were found to have hypertension; 5 (31%) of the patients with vascular disease had hypertension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
JournalSouth African Medical Journal
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

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