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Complications from diabetes: How to recognize and prevent problems  
Abstract:  This handout explains the many possible long-term health complications linked to diabetes. Yearly exams are recommended and suggestions given for delaying or preventing problems that might develop in the patient's blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, and nervous system.
Author: Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 1997, July 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
General Topics:  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention; Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Risk Reduction; Risk Factors; Nervous System; Kidney Disorders; Eye Disorders; Diabetes Mellitus; Blood Vessels
Language(s):  English; Russian; Vietnamese
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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