In 2005, complications caused by arteriolosclerosis was one of the leading causes of illness and death in the United States. Because this circulatory disease robs both the heart and brain of important nutrients and oxygen, about 870,000 people died from damage to the heart and brain. In 2008, it was estimated that 1.2 Americans would have a heart attack for the first time, or again. That means in 2008, arteriolosclerosis would cause more deaths than the other leading causes, which include cancer and injury. New advances and improvements made to treatment options have lowered the number of people affected by complications from hardening of the arteries, but this medical condition is still at the top of the list of health issues
Michael E. Stachecki, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursMichael E Stachecki MD
5730 Bella Rosa
Clarkston, MI 48348
- Crittenton Hospital Medical Center
- Genesys Regional Medical Center
- St Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
How common is arteriolosclerosis?
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Does diabetic kidney disease develop suddenly?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) answered
In diabetics, it can take several years to develop kidney disease. Some people don't even notice changes until wastes build up to unsafe levels. Therefore, it is very important to get tested for diabetic kidney disease annually to help prevent serious complications.
What is a spinal cord injury specialist?
Spinal cord injury specialists are rehabilitation doctors (physiatrists) who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of people who have spinal cord injuries. A person is referred to a spinal cord injury specialist because of spinal cord disease or a spinal cord injury.
Spinal cord injury specialists can be board-certified through the Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
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