Diabetes complications

Diabetes is a tough disease. It can affect you in many different ways, both mentally and physically.

The scariest thing about diabetes is the long-term health problems that can be caused by having high blood sugar levels over a long period of time. But, it's important to know that even small improvements in your long term blood sugar levels can have a tremendously positive influence on your future health.

The Facts: Health Problems Caused by Diabetes

Uncontrolled high blood sugar levels can cause the following health problems over time. Learn about What You Can Do to avoid them.

  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Eye Problems
  • Kidney Problems
  • Leg and Foot Problems
  • Teeth and Gums
  • Skin Problems
  • Nerve Damage

Monitoring your blood sugar is the key to controlling diabetes and preventing health problems.