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.
Diabetic Emergencies: What to Do When Someone Is In a Diabetes Crisis
Learn how to recognize when someone with diabetes is in trouble and what first aid you can offer in these situations.
The Risks and Complications of Uncontrolled Diabetes
Uncontrolled high blood sugar can lead to a host of diabetes complications. Find out from WebMD how to prevent them.
The Link Between Diabetes and Gout
If you have type 2 diabetes, gout should be on your radar screen. The two conditions often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what you need to know about this painful form of arthritis.
Diabetic Shock and Insulin Reactions: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
WebMD explains insulin shock and insulin reactions, including causes and treatments.
Diabetes Complications: Know the Symptoms
Take note of these red flags and learn what to do.
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.
How to Prevent Kidney Disease
Tips to keep your kidneys healthy when you have diabetes.
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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.
Type 1 Diabetes and Your Child: Complications to Watch For
When your child has type 1 diabetes, it's important to know how it can affect her body. From nerve damage to eye problems, here are some problems to be aware of.
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.
Diabetes and Eye Problems
Learn what eye and vision problems are more likely when you have diabetes, what treatments are available, and what you can do to prevent them.