Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 complications
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1

Complications could include:

  • Nephropathy, or kidney disease, is among the most serious complications for many diabetics and the leading cause of kidney failure in the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association, there were more than 200,000 Americans with en...
  • Diabetic nephropathy is a type of progressive kidney disease occurring in people with type 1 or 2 diabetes. Its final stage is kidney failure, which causes swelling, fatigue, and itchy skin, as well as other symptoms.
  • Diabetic retinopathy causes vision problems as a result of type 1 or 2 diabetes, which can damage the blood vessels of the eye's retina. It may start as minor visual problems but it can eventually cause blindness.
  • Neuropathy, or nerve damage, is a serious and common complication of diabetes. The American Diabetes Association estimates "between 60 to 70 percent of all diabetics have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage." Even if you lack symptoms-wh...
  • Diabetic neuropathy is a complication of diabetes. In severe cases, patients may suffer injuries or infections in their extremities. If you're a diabetic having sensation problems with your hands or feet, see a doctor.
  • Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication of types 1 and 2 diabetes due to uncontrolled high blood sugar levels that result in damage to the nerves. This often causes pain, tingling, or numbness in the extremities.
  • DKA is a serious complication that stems from diabetes. Sudden symptoms like frequent urination, extreme thirst, nausea, abdominal pain, and rapid breathing may occur.
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