Diabetes Complications Directory
Diabetes complications can happen when least expected. If not managed well, complications lead to poor health and even death. Being prepared helps you ride out the unexpected. Preparation requires your personal involvement. It also requires working closely with a health care professional. Good preparation, like having an emergency plan, emergency contact information, and using an emergency bracelet, helps to reduce the impact of emergencies. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes diabetes complications, what they look like, how to treat them, and much more.
Preventing Diabetes Complications
Understanding some common complications of diabetes -- such as erectile dysfunction, vision problems, and infections -- can let you recognize the early warning signs.
Careful Blood Sugar Management Can Decrease Your Risk for Diabetes Complications
High blood sugar levels can increase your risk for a host of diabetes complications. Learn about the primary tests available for monitoring your blood sugar levels.
How to Prevent Diabetes Complications
What you can do to prevent the other health problems that high blood sugar can cause.
8 Ways to Avoid Type 1 Diabetes Complications
Healthy ways to lessen your odds of getting serious complications from type 1 diabetes.
How to Prevent Kidney Disease
Tips to keep your kidneys healthy when you have diabetes.
How to Lower Your Risk of Diabetes Complications
Learn about a daily care plan that can reduce your chances of getting diabetes complications like heart disease, stroke, or kidney failure.
Diabetes Complications: What's Your Risk?
Diabetes complications include heart attack, stroke, nerve pain, even blindness. Here's how to avoid the worst complications of diabetes.
3 Diabetes Tests You Must Have
Diagnosed with diabetes? See how these simple tests can help you manage your condition.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: What Are the Complications of Diabetes?
If diabetes is out of control, it can affect many different parts of your body over time. Find out about the complications that can happen with your eyes, heart, kidneys, and more – and how to lower your risk.
Slideshow: 12 Lifestyle Tips to Avoid Diabetes Complications
See steps you can take to help cut your risk of diabetes complications. WebMD shows you how to avoid nerve pain, heart disease and protect your kidneys.
Slideshow: Diabetic Retinopathy and Other Diabetes Eye Problems
Diabetes can increase your risk of eye problems. Explore common diabetes-related eye ailments with this slideshow and find out what precautions you can take and what treatments are available.