Monthly Archives: July 2016

Vascular disease – Pathology

TweetEpidemiology: Major disease burden in the world.  Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease Cause: see Vascular risk factors Pathology: Chronic narrowing of arteries due to atherosclerosis resulting in gradually impaired function to supplied… Read more »

Diabetes Mellitus (‘Diabetes’)

TweetDefinition –  persistently elevated blood glucose due to either insulin deficiency and/or insulin resistance Epidemiology – major public health issue and disease burden resulting in vascular disease Diagnostic criteria –… Read more »