Many people with diabetes develop some form of nerve damage. The nerve damage can impact your entire body.
High blood sugar can cause the kidneys to stop working properly. Treatment can slow kidney disease, but sometimes the kidneys fail.
Diabetes can impact your vision. Over time, too much sugar can cause the lens in your eye to swell and damage the tiny blood vessels that nourish the retina.
Diabetes increases your chances of having a stroke or developing heart disease.
Because of the nerve damage, obesity, circulation and muscle breakdown associated with diabetes, you are at risk for bone and joint problems.
When you have too little insulin in your body, sugar can't enter your cells for energy.
Variations in your blood sugar (too high or too low) can cause serious even life-threatening conditions.
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