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What are the complications of diabetic maculopathy?

What are the complications of diabetic maculopathy?

Vision Loss: Diabetic retinopathy is due to years of diabetes, often less than optimally controlled, which results in damage to retina blood vessels. Maculopathy is due to abnormal leaky blood vessels which waterlog the retina and impair visual function. Treatment options include laser, vitrectomy, and anti vegf injections into the eye. ...Read more

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Help please? I want to know what are the complications of diabetic keto acidocis?

Help please? I want to know what are the complications of diabetic keto acidocis?

Dka: Dka is more common in patients with type 1 diabetes. It occurs when there is a complete lack of Insulin causing your body to go through a different pathway to create "energy" leading to build up of acids which are toxic to the enzymes in the body. Stress, not taking insulin, infections are common things that bring on dka. It's a dangerous condition and could be fatal if not treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What are the complications of diabetic retinopathy ?

What are the complications of diabetic retinopathy ?

Vision loss: Diabetes damages blood vessels. In your feet, it can cause neuropathy, ulcers, and lead to amputation. In your kidneys, it can cause kidney failure and lead to dialysis. In your eyes, it can cause retinal swelling, bleeding, and retinal detachment. These can lead to vision loss and even blindness. The key is to control blood sugars and blood pressure, which can save vision. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the complications of diabetic keto acidocis?

Doctors, what are the complications of diabetic keto acidocis?

Keto acidosis: The complications of ketoacidosis are many and without hesitation you should go to an Emergency room if your blood sugar is above 4-500. Do not delay. If you have other acute symptoms you should also go to an ER. ...Read more

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What kind of condition is diabetes with complications?

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What kind of condition is diabetes with complications?

More than food, urin: The typical symptoms of dm are polydypsia, polyphagia, polyuria, emaciation and urinary glucose caused by hyperglycaemia. ...Read more

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What are potential complications of properly controlled diabetes?

What are potential complications of properly controlled diabetes?

Many: Development of neuropathy, decreased vision, decreased immune system, poor blood circulation, development of diabetic ulcers. Kidney disease, heart disease, hearing problems. ...Read more

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How can you prevent complications of diabetes?

How can you prevent complications of diabetes?

Stay healthy: Your fasting glucose (before meal) should be between 80 & 120. Your sugar 2 hours after you eat should be < 140. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day. Keep your blood pressure < 130/80. Keep your hbba1c < 7. Keep your body mass index (bmi) < 30 (ideally < 25). Keep your LDL (bad cholesterol) < 100, your HDL >45, and triglycerides < 150. Follow a diabeic diet, take your medicines, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are common diabetes complications?

What are common diabetes complications?

Common: Poor healing, poor circulation, reduced kidney function, foot problems, vision problems and eye disease, premature heart and vascular disease. Significant and potentially life threatening problems can occur with excessively high and excessively low blood sugar levels. ...Read more

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How do you test for diabetic complications?

How do you test for diabetic complications?

Variety: Check for the kidney funciton and how much of protien you are losing in the urine. Dilate the eyes and check the retina and make sure there is no bleeding. Check the sensation in the feet and legs and make sure that ther nerves are still functioning. ...Read more

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