Complications of Diabetes
According to the American Diabetes Association, complications from diabetes can affect many areas of your body. Diabetes can also increase your risk of other conditions.
Few people realize that diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults. It can also contribute to gum disease, pregnancy complications and depression. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports that people with diabetes are twice as likely to have depression, and depression is associated with a 60% increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Complications of diabetes can include:
- Eye Complications
- Foot Conditions
- Heart Disease
- Hearing Loss
- High Blood Pressure
- Mental Health Issues
- Kidney Disease
- Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
- Skin Complications
- Sleep Disorders
Talk to your physician about getting a referral to our Diabetes Education program or for more information call us at (855) 404-3339.