Diabetes Complications are…
A complicated and broad topic.
High or elevated blood sugar contributes to a long list of chronic illnesses and conditions. High or elevated blood sugar damages blood vessels, internal organs, nerves and other body systems.
Researching this article produced literally hundreds of possible complications for folks with uncontrolled diabetes.
Your not one of those folks. In fact, you are one of the folks that will do what has to be done to get your diabetes under control. Knowing the complications won’t help you to actually do anything, but it just may motivate you to stay healthy and follow the advice of your doctors.
The complications related to diabetes are far less common or less severe for someone that has well controlled diabetes.
The most common complications are in no particular order are:
- Cardio Vascular disease
- Eye problems
- Nerve damage
- Itchy feet
- Kidney disease
The wide range of complications that can be traced to uncontrolled blood sugar is what makes it so frightening to many folks that are diagnosed with diabetes.
While having diabetes increases your RISK for complications, it is not automatic that you will suffer from the complications. There is very good news for you, if you follow the doctors orders. By making simple and very important lifestyle changes you can delay and in many cases prevent complications and lead a very long and healthy life.
What you need to do today is stay motivated and follow the doctors orders for your medications if any, and most important follow proper eating habits and exercise. We will cover many of these core self care items as this website builds on the topic of diabetes. Stay tuned and most of all…be well my friends