8 doctors weighed in:
Mention some of the diabetes problems?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cardiovascular
Heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, infections, nerve damage, and death.

In brief: Cardiovascular
Heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, infections, nerve damage, and death.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cardiovascular
Heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, infections, nerve damage, and death.

In brief: Cardiovascular
Heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, infections, nerve damage, and death.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Numerous
There are many complications of diabetes.
Most important, it is considered the same as if you had a heart attack. That means your doctor will treat you as if you already had a heart attack even if you didn't actually. Diabetes also affects the kidneys, eyes, nerves, and stomach all due to its effects on your blood vessels. All of these problems can be mitigated by controlling diabetes.

In brief: Numerous
There are many complications of diabetes.
Most important, it is considered the same as if you had a heart attack. That means your doctor will treat you as if you already had a heart attack even if you didn't actually. Diabetes also affects the kidneys, eyes, nerves, and stomach all due to its effects on your blood vessels. All of these problems can be mitigated by controlling diabetes.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
In brief: Eyes, Kidney, Stroke
Diabetes can hurt every tissue in your body.
Number one cause of death from diabetes is myocardial infarction. The number one reason people go blind in the USA between ages of 25-65 is diabetes damage to eye. The number one reason people have kidney failure and dialysis is diabetes damage. The group of people that most often looses their limbs, people with diabetes.

In brief: Eyes, Kidney, Stroke
Diabetes can hurt every tissue in your body.
Number one cause of death from diabetes is myocardial infarction. The number one reason people go blind in the USA between ages of 25-65 is diabetes damage to eye. The number one reason people have kidney failure and dialysis is diabetes damage. The group of people that most often looses their limbs, people with diabetes.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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Dr. James Leaming
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Multiple organs
Diabetes increases your risk for many serious health problems in body systems including your eyes, heart, brain, feet, skin, blood pressure, kidneys, hearing, oral health, GI tract, and periperal nerves.

In brief: Multiple organs
Diabetes increases your risk for many serious health problems in body systems including your eyes, heart, brain, feet, skin, blood pressure, kidneys, hearing, oral health, GI tract, and periperal nerves.
Dr. James Leaming
Dr. James Leaming
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Dr. Christian Assad
Diabetes is a Coronary Artery Disease equivalent. This means that even if you have not had CAD before you should be treated as If you have it. In addition there is increased risk for pathologies of the cardiovascular system. It is very important to try and keep glucose levels controlled with the medications provided.
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