Diabetes education makes patients aware of diabetes, its treatment and also gives the power to control and manage the disease better. It helps a patient to make necessary changes to improve his lifestyle.
Your choice of food and how much you eat is relative to your blood glucose level. If you eat more than you need, your blood glucose will rise. To manage your diabetes, having a good sense of portion is an important skill.
Diabetic foot problems are very common, but they remain neglected in the larger scheme until there is a need for aggressive management – to avoid diabetic foot ulcers and perhaps amputation.
Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from pain and numbness in your legs and feet to problems with your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels, and heart.
Kidneys are made up of tiny filtering units called nephrons. Nephrons filter waste from the blood. High levels of blood sugar can damage the nephrons and cause the kidneys to leak essential proteins
High level of blood sugar can, over time, damage the tiny blood vessels in the retina and lead to permanent loss of vision. Fluid can leak in the center of the retina and can cause swelling.
People with diabetes are at an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Your heart is the vital organ that circulates oxygen and nutrients through blood all over your body.