When the body does not produce or properly use insulin it leads to a disease known as diabetes. Insulin is a hormone produce by the pancreas which is required to convert glucose (sugar), starches and other food into energy needed for our daily life.

Over time with too much glucose (sugar) in the blood can cause many diabetic complications. These complications can damage many parts of the body, such as the eyes, kidneys, heart, limbs, and nerves. Here is a list:

Complication
Organ Affected
Coronary artery Heart
Dermopathy Skin
Macronangiopathy Large Blood Vessels
Microangiopathy Small Blood Vessels
Nephropathy Kidney
Neuropathy Nerves
Peripheral Vascular Disease Blood Vessels of the Legs and Feet
Retinopathy Eyes

 

 

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