One of the main aims of diabetes management in the long-term is to prevent chronic diabetic complications. These are almost exclusively related to abnormalities of the:
Complications are not an inevitable part of living with diabetes and importantly, there is a lot you can do to stay well and remain healthy with diabetes. There are many benefits to you in taking this wellness approach to diabetes. Diabetes can affects all of the blood vessel in the body, thereby causing potential harm to your:
There is now a much clearer understanding of the causes of these complications, how to reduce the risks of their occurrence and how to treat them should they arise.