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  • Amputations in Diabetics Decline Dramatically

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    February 3, 2012 | 7:34 am

    Diabetes can lead to numerous serious complications. It is a major risk factor for stroke and heart attack. Diabetes can damage the retina and is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in the US. It can damage the kidneys and is the greatest cause of need for dialysis. It can...