U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What happens if diabetes goes untreated

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
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
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Complications : Complication of this condition as follows 1 kdney failure leading to dialysis 2 cadiovascular disease and stroke 3peripheral vascular disease and a... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
Family Medicine 21 years experience
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
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Many complications: Diabetic patient are at greater risk for complications such as extreme low or high blood sugar, shock, coma, cardiovascular disease (high blood pressu... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 54 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Alison Stuebe
21 years experience
No: Untreated gdm increases glucose levels. Glucose should not cause a false positive drug test.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology 55 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 38 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Endocrinology 34 years experience
A little or a lot!: Diabetes mellitus is a disorder of glucose regulation. Glucose levels are too high. If this continues over long periods of time, the high glucose le... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
More and more common: There is a huge increase in type 2 diabetes because of increasing obesity across the population especially in children.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Haynes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology 38 years experience
Could be dangerous: If type 1 diabetes is not diagnosed severe dehydration and acid build up occurs that could lead to death. Type 2 diabetes does not lead to such severe... Read More