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Complications of Diabetes 

You may be surprised to hear that diabetes does not just lead to issues with uncontrolled weight and blood sugar levels.

Diabetes can compromise other areas of one's health and even lead to serious illness. These diabetes complications make it even more important for a person with diabetes to learn to manage their blood sugar levels and have regular appointments with a physician.

These are some of the various health problems that may arise due to diabetes.

  • Skin Health
  • Eye Health
  • Nerve and Foot Health
  • Kidney Health

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Preventing Complications of Diabetes

If you have diabetes, it's important for you to take the necessary steps to prevent these complications. Learn more about prevention from certified diabetes educator, Ginny Ives, RD.

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The Facts About Kidney Health

Learn more about kidney health and how these organs function with this quiz.

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Educational Video: What is Kidney Nephropathy?

Kidney failure is one of the most life-threatening complications of diabetes. Watch this educational video to see how the kidneys function and how diabetes can affect the kidneys if left untreated.

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