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.
Diabetes Control and Complications Trial
WebMD discusses the Diabetes Control and Complication Trial, is a clinical study that showed that keeping blood sugar levels as close to normal as possible slows the onset and progression of eye, kidney, and nerve diseases caused by diabetes.
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.
Cholesterol Screening Tests and Diabetes
Understand how cholesterol levels affect diabetes and why it is so important to check your cholesterol.
Learn About Diabetes Complications
Understanding some common complications of diabetes can help you recognize the early warning signs and take action to prevent more serious problems. Learn more from the experts at WebMD.
3 Diabetes Tests You Must Have
Diagnosed with diabetes? See how these simple tests can help you manage your condition.
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.
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.
How to Prevent Kidney Disease
Tips to keep your kidneys healthy when you have diabetes.
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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: 12 Lifestyle Tips to Avoid Diabetes Complications
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.
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.