Cardiovascular Diseases: Increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular issues.
Kidney Disease (Diabetic Nephropathy): Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney damage.
Eye Complications (Diabetic Retinopathy): Damages blood vessels in the retina, leading to vision problems.
Neuropathy: Nerve damage resulting in pain, tingling, and loss of sensation in extremities.
Foot Complications: Poor circulation and nerve damage increase the risk of foot ulcers and infections.
Skin Conditions: Increased susceptibility to bacterial and fungal infections.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Some studies suggest a higher risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s in diabetes.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Reduced blood flow to limbs, increasing the risk of infections and slow wound healing.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): Diabetes contributes to elevated blood pressure.
Gum Disease (Periodontitis): Increased risk and severity of gum infections and dental problems.