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Diabetic patients expose problems

18th August 2009

A poll of 2,500 patients by Diabetes UK has shown that almost a quarter experienced sexual difficulties and 10% have had eye damage because of their condition.

Many respondents said they were also concerned about complications such as heart attacks. Dr Marc Evans, a consultant diabetologist from Cardiff, said: "These results illustrate the everyday challenge facing those living with type 2 diabetes. If not managed correctly, this condition has wide-reaching, long-term implications." 

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