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What would be a good way to convince boyfriend that diabetes is serious ..?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Let him know

That diabetes is the leading cause for blindness, kidney failure requiring dialysis, non traumatic amputations of the feet/legs in the us.
It is also a major cardiovascular risk factor, equivalent to someone who has had a heart attack already. It is a major cause for ed. If this doesn't help, take him to a dialysis center so he can talk to patients there with diabetes, see patients at va hospital.

In brief: Let him know

That diabetes is the leading cause for blindness, kidney failure requiring dialysis, non traumatic amputations of the feet/legs in the us.
It is also a major cardiovascular risk factor, equivalent to someone who has had a heart attack already. It is a major cause for ed. If this doesn't help, take him to a dialysis center so he can talk to patients there with diabetes, see patients at va hospital.
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