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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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RIVERO FERNANDEZ, Fidel E; ESCALANTE PADRON, Odalys; RIVERO FERNANDEZ, Tomás E  and  LAZO DIAZ, Tania. Risk factors and obstructive pheriferic arterial disease in the diabetic patient. AMC [online]. 2000, vol.4, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

We carried out a study of diabetic patients belonging to Ignacio Agramonte health area of represent 80% of diabetic population of the health area mentioned. The study was aimed at Knowing the prevalence of the obstructive peripheric arterial disease which was presented clinically in the 44, 35. It represented an important risk factor for the diabetic foot as well as its relationship with the main risk factors of the macrovascular Arterial Disease : period of Evolution of Diabetes, Arterial hypertension, which was prover in our study. Thus, we consider that the improvement of the diagnostic and adequate treatment of the diabetec foot as chronic complication of diabetes in its clinical ischemic form depends, at a good extent on the early and adequate recognition and menagement of the factors studied.

Keywords : diabetic patients; obstructive peripheric arterial disease.

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