Harmful effects that may happen when a person has diabetes. Such as ketoacidosis, insulin reactions, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, infections, sexual and urological issues. Some may develop when a person has had diabetes for a long time. These include damage to the retina of the eye (retinopathy), the blood vessels (angiopathy), the nervous system (neuropathy), and the kidneys (nephropathy).

Subcategories 14

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
A state of inadequate insulin levels resulting in high blood sugar and accumulation of organic acids and ketones in the blood. Provides the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Diabetic Nephropathy
Characterized by high protein levels in the urine. Covers the causes, risk factors, symptoms, tests, treatment, prognosis, complications, and prevention.
Diabetes Associated With Cochlear Degeneration
Article discusses sensorineural hearing loss in type 1 diabetic patients. (August 09, 2005)
Study Sheds Light On Why Diabetes Drug Causes Edema
Researchers have learned why thiazolidinediones (TZDs), a major anti-diabetes drug, cause edema and also have found a new pathway critical to fluid metabolism. (June 19, 2005)
Two Commonly Prescribed Diabetes Drugs May Cause Heart Failure And Fluid Buildup
Two diabetes medications may lead to serious side effects, including the onset of congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema. (September 09, 2003)
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