Diabetes is a tough disease. It can affect you in many different ways, both mentally and physically.
The scariest thing about diabetes is the long-term health problems that can be caused by having high blood sugar levels over a long period of time. But, it's important to know that even small improvements in your long term blood sugar levels can have a tremendously positive influence on your future health.
The Facts: Health Problems Caused by Diabetes
Uncontrolled high blood sugar levels can cause the following health problems over time. Learn about What You Can Do to avoid them.
- Heart Disease
- Eye Problems
- Kidney Problems
- Leg and Foot Problems
- Teeth and Gums
- Skin Problems
- Nerve Damage
Monitoring your blood sugar is the key to controlling diabetes and preventing health problems.