The long-lasting increased blood level of glucose in diabetes mellitus leads to irreversible changes in blood vessels, kidneys, eyes and nervous system.
The use of ozone in the treatment of diabetic angiopathies is based on its ability to produce a positive effect on the carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, to improve the oxygen-transport function of blood, to eliminate the microcirculatory disturbances also through its positive influence on the rheological properties of blood as well as an active effect on the process of lipid peroxidation and the system of antioxidant defense. So, it is recommended to include ozone therapy in the treatment schema of complications of diabetes mellitus that is verified from the pathogenetical point of view. Recommended methods of ozone therapy:
- Intravenous drop-by-drop infusions of ozonated saline solution.
After the course of ozone therapy the patients report about "clearing" of eyesight, there is an objective evidence about an increase in the initially decreased sharpness of eyesight, decrease in the number of hematomas at the eye bottom, increase in the fitness for work.