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Complications caused by Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus suggested  to a collection  of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar glucose. Glucose is important  to your health because it’s an important source of energy for the cells that make up your muscles and tissues. It’s also your brain’s important  source of fuel.The underlying region  of diabetes varies by type. But  no matter what type of diabetes you have, it can lead to excess sugar in your blood. Heavy  sugar in your blood can lead to serious health problems.Chronic diabetes conditions include type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Potentially reversible diabetes conditions include prediabetes  when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be distinguished  as diabetes  and gestational diabetes, which occurs during pregnancy but may resolve after the baby is delivered.

Skin Complications

Always  alert for symptoms of skin infections and other skin disorders common in people with diabetes.

Eye Complications

Keep your risk of glaucoma, cataracts and other eye problems low with regular routine check up

Neuropathy

Nerve damage from diabetes is known as  diabetic neuropathy new-ROP-uh-thee. About half of all people with diabetes have few  form of nerve damage.

Foot damage

 Nerve damage in the feet or poor blood flow to the feet highly the risk of various foot complications. Left untreated  cuts and blisters can create  serious infections  which often heal poorly. These infections may ultimately need  toe, foot or leg amputation.

Cardiovascular disease

Diabetes dramatically highly  the risk of several  cardiovascular problems, including coronary artery disease with chest pain (angina), heart attack, stroke and narrowing of arteries (atherosclerosis). If you have diabetes you’re more likely to have heart disease or stroke.

Kidney damage (nephropathy)

The kidneys contain millions of tiny blood vessel clusters glomeruli that filter waste from your blood. Diabetes can destroyed  this delicate filtering system. Severe damage can lead to kidney failure or irreversible end-stage kidney disease, which may require dialysis or a kidney transplant.