Study Shows Eighty Percent of Diabetics may Suffer From Cardiovascular Disease

Misinformation and a superficial relationship with physicians contribute to this index. The survey showed that 64 percent of diabetics do not strictly follow treatment, and only 48 percent of patients regard the disease as very serious.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - A study carried out by EndoDebate in partnership with Revista Sade showed that 80 percent of people with type 2 diabetes have evidence of cardiovascular weakness. More than half (52 percent) report at least two of these symptoms: dizziness, chest and leg pain, shortness of breath, and palpitations.

Entitled "When Diabetes Touches the Heart," the study was launched in June by Novo Nordisk laboratory and released this week. The survey . . .

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