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Chemotherapy-induced heart damage worse in patients with diabetes
 

Chemotherapy-induced heart damage worse in patients with diabetes

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The cardiotoxic side effects induced by chemotherapy agents are worse for cancer patients who also have diabetes, reveals a study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016 Annual Meeting held recently in Leipzig, Germany.
 
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28 Dec 2016 - General
 
Chemotherapy may induce severe changes in the body like hair loss, weight loss and many others. The chemotherapeutic agents may cause toxic effects on the cardiovascular system. The presence of other diseases like diabetes may worsen the scenario and the article discusses the effect of the heart-damage caused by chemotherapy may get worse in patients with diabetes. It is very important to manage such lifestyle disorders like diabetes and hypertension to aid in the easy and stressfree recovery fr...
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