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Does diabetes lead to damage of the blood vessels?

Complications of diabetes are most commonly associated with damaged blood vessels, atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, damage to the retina of the eye and kidney disease. The disease can last for years before being detected, which is very dangerous, as even a small increase in blood sugar levels can damage the blood vessels and accelerate atherosclerotic processes. Therefore, diabetes should not be underestimated, even if this is the initial stage of development of this disease, because it contributes to the development of atherosclerosis, and this is the most common cause of death. High blood sugar levels helps the formation of atherosclerotic plaques, gradually tapered diameter of the coronary arteries.

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visible atherosclerotic lesions of the aorta Source photo: internet

A change in the metabolism of the heart cells causes an increased need for nutrients with limited blood supply. This is the cause of myocardial ischemia, which can lead to heart attack, heart failure and sudden death of a heart. The risk of heart attack in hospitalised patients with diabetes is very large. Diabetics must therefore pay particular attention to the control of the General State of health and rapid response in the event of distressing symptoms.

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Dihydroquercetin as a means of preventative

Very often I hear the statement that his grandfather, father, mother sister suffered from this or that. There’s a lot of truth. Through our genes we inherit all the baggage of our ancestors. Often we not even knowing that we are in the risk group.
Group risk does not mean, however, that we will be sick but that we are prone to this disorder. We can only help him to our way of life and conscious choice.
Make individual surveys on our health we can do at home, answering a few questions: who in the family was ill, or suffering from still if this is disorder classified as lifestyle diseases (list below), or died. Useful will also be talk with loved ones, and watch.
If the answer is affirmative then you are probably at group of risk.

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Atherosclerosis is a serious problem developed societies, where every other person dies as a result of a heart attack or stroke caused by a sudden inhibition of blood flow in the vessels, narrowed as a result of internal membranes from swelling of blood vessels. There are three types of such lumps: oclusions fatty -slightly protruding inside the oblong dish, the yellow areas, from which arise the plaque atherosclerotic-oval, white, more protruding structure with a diameter of about 1 cm, which can stop a light blood vessel. Suction disorders the bloodstream as a result of failure of oxygen cell suffocated and starves, which leads to the disease and destroy cells. Heart attack or stroke occurs when a atherosclerotic plate completely closes the flow of blood through the vessel (usually as a result of the creation of the scute clot) cutting off the blood supply to the heart or brain.

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The modern concept concerning on the mechanism of the formation of atherosclerotic deposits in the blood vessels, is the result of intensive research of the last decade, assumes that atherosclerotic plaques are created by cells filled with lipids than from damaged by reactive oxygen species plasma lipoproteins. The activity of the tube-capillary-protecting taxifolin prevents the destruction of cell membranes, tissue, strengthens the walls of blood vessels and capillaries, stimulates and reconstruction: lighten capillaries, enhances the blood flow, because cells begin a stage of renewal.

Taxifolin is designed to prevent the next attack by protecting the entire network of tiny blood vessels. As a curiosity, I can provide that the total length of all the blood vessels in the adult human being is more than 160 thousand. miles! It’s four times more than the length of the equator. In a child – this is almost 100 thousand. miles. And therefore the body on a daily basis takes the fight against reactive metabolites form of oxygen that cause destruction of so huge amount of capillaries.