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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diabetes: Out of control sugars can lead to coma, death, amputation of extremities, kidney disease and failure, heart attack, congestive heart failure, severely ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible, not good: Mild cases of diabetes can be asymptomatic, but that does not mean that damage is not occurring. I saw a woman for a routine eye exam with no history ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Several: Common complications of diabetes include changes in sensation in your feet and legs which can lead to pain, blindness, heart attacks, strokes, kidney ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Suffer: If you donot treat it you have many organs ( brain, heart, liver, skin , kidney , bone ) suffer, so donot even think about no t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
BIG BIG RISK: Wt gain, low bmr, myxomatous madness, fat develop arroun heart, hair loss. High sugar eats up every organ, blindness, kiney failu ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Hayes
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Any chronic disease which makes you feel bad physically can influence your mood, and once you are depressed it is very difficult to get motivated to m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pregnancy: Nope. Not at all. This is a bizarre question. Diabetes or gestational diabetes is a medical condition of sugar troubles. It in no way causes one to ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In both cases: There is significant risk for kidney disease and even chronic renal failure. That would be a huge incentive to get on a proper treatment plan.
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience Radiology
Very Poor.: Small Cell Lung Cancer is very hard to treat successfully. Spreads very early in its course. If one is lucky enough to be diagnosis before spread cure ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
36 years experience Endocrinology
Could be dangerous: If type 1 diabetes is not diagnosed severe dehydration and acid build up can occur that could lead to death. Type 2 diabetes does not lead to such sev ... Read More

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