U.K. audit finds high risk of complications in diabetes patients

12/10/2012 | Guardian (London), The

British researchers found diabetes patients had a 48% higher risk of heart attack and a 65% higher risk of heart failure than the general population. Patients with diabetes also had a 144% increased risk of requiring kidney dialysis or transplant, 210% higher risk of leg amputation and 25% higher risk of stroke, researchers said. Data came from a national diabetes audit conducted by the National Health Service's Health and Social Care Information Centre, the charity Diabetes UK and the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership.

View Full Article in:

Guardian (London), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
Catheter Engineer
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations