What are the main complications of diabetes?

poorly controlled.. Then suffer with eye disease-blindness risk; nerve disease- limb ulcers, infections -amputations; kidney disease-dialsis; heart attacks, strokes. But if well controlled can markedly reduce risk of all of these, and have normal life, no complications, normal life span.

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What are the main complications (opathys) of diabetes?

Diabetes comp. They are divided into two categories: macrovascular and microvascular. Macrovascular complications include heart attacks, strokes, peripheral vascular disease. Microvascular complications include retinopathy (eye), neuropathy (nerve), nephropathy (kidney). The microvascular problems are largely preventable with good sugar control. Macrovascular are not as preventable. Read more...