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Effects of Diabetes

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Uncontrolled diabetes can be extremely dangerous, resulting in loss of vision, damage to the nerves, blood vessels, kidney and increased risk of heart attack. Diabetes cannot be cured but it can be controlled either by diet alone, oral medication or by administering insulin. Some complications of diabetes are hard to control and can even lead to premature death.

Adverse effects

•   High levels of glucose in the blood causes diabetic neuropathy. It can cause damage to the blood vessels supplying the nerves and the nerves itself causing gradual loss of sensation primarily in hands and feet which may extend up the limbs.

•  It causes damage to the blood vessels in the light-sensitive retina at the back of the eye, which affects both the eyes and if left untreated can result in loss of vision and blindness. People with diabetes should have their eye examined yearly. 

•   Damage to the blood vessels in the kidneys and destroys the kidneys function of removing wastes and excess water from the body. Symptoms include vomiting, breathlessness, drowsiness etc.

•  It can cause hypoglycemia (a disorder in which the blood sugar falls to abnormally low levels) by the gradual build up of glucose lowering drugs in the blood or excessive dose of insulin in relation to food intake. New born baby of a diabetic mother can also develop hypoglycemia.

•   Bacteria thrives on glucose rich blood and urine, people with uncontrolled diabetes are more prone to urinary tract infection.
It can cause chemical imbalance in the blood causing nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, confusion etc. It effects type I diabetes patients.





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 1.  Posted on : 6.5.2014  By  :  Nosiphiwo Dake , Cape Town View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

Hi,my mom is diabetic patient and also has high blood pressure.at home we are having difficulty in knowing exactly what kind of food to feed her as she has lost of weight since the attack from diabetese and she's constantly in pain in her hands ie.wrist joints and she's mostly weak and frail.she is 67 years old.please help.

 
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Poor control of diabetes mellitis will lead to weight loss. Please refer the following link for the diet for diabetic patients. https://www.webindia123.com/health/disease/diab/care.htm The pain in her hands may be due to Arthritis. Please consult your doctor for further treatment of her multiple problems.

  Posted By :Admin , | On 26.5.2014
 2.  Posted on : 9.1.2014  By  :  Muhammad Hamza , Karachi View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

I Muhammad Hamaza my age 17th year I was sugar pation for Type-I kind for help and soport me

 
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Please refer to the following link for information on type 1 Diabetes. https://www.webindia123.com/health/disease/diab/type.htm

  Posted By :Admin , | On 26.5.2014
 3.  Posted on : 16.10.2013  By  :  sunita sharma , Bilaspur (C.G) View Answer (1) Post Answer
 

My age is 41 and my high fasting blood sugar is 114 mg/dl. My pp blood sugar is 201 mg/dl and my problem is how to low my bloodn sugar.

 
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Please refer to the following link for more information on diabetes https://www.webindia123.com/health/disease/diab/type.htm

  Posted By :Admin , | On 26.5.2014
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