Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy is a severe and widespread complicationof diabetes, which affects cardiac rhythm and can lead to arrhythmia and suddencardiac death. It is associated with a poor prognosis and a number of clinicallysignificant manifestations. These include exercise intolerance, postural hypotension,asymptomatic ischemia, painless myocardial infarction and increased risk ofmortality. Early identification of cardiac autonomic neuropathy will improvesubsequent health care intervention, the quality of life of diabetics and reduce thetremendous health and financial burdens associated with neuropathy in diabetespatients.
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
|Event||The First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting: The State of the Art in Diabetes and Endocrinology - St. Regis Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
Duration: 02 Oct 2013 → 04 Oct 2013
|Conference||The First Clinical Congress and Gulf Chapter Annual Meeting|
|Country/Territory||United Arab Emirates|
|Period||02/10/13 → 04/10/13|