Complications of Diabetes

A male doctor examining the eyes of a senior female patient.According to the American Diabetes Association, complications from diabetes can affect many areas of your body. Diabetes can also increase your risk of other conditions.

Few people realize that diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults. It can also contribute to gum disease, pregnancy complications and depression. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports that people with diabetes are twice as likely to have depression, and depression is associated with a 60% increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Complications of diabetes can include:

Talk to your physician about getting a referral to our Diabetes Education program or for more information call us at (855) 404-3339.