LONDON: People with Type-2 diabetes may be more at risk of developing restrictive lung disease (RLD) characterized by breathlessness, than non-diabetic patients, a study has found.
“Increased breathlessness, RLD, and interstitial lung anomalies can be associated with Type-2 diabetes,” said lead author Stefan Kopf from the University Hospital Heidelberg in Germany.
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“We therefore suspect that lung disease is a late consequence of Type-2 diabetes,” said Peter P. Nawroth, Professor at the varsity.
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