Patients with diabetes have higher death rates than people who do not have diabetes regardless of sex, age, or other factors. Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in these patients. All lifestyle and medical efforts should be made to reduce the risk for these conditions.
People with type 2 diabetes are also at risk for nerve damage (neuropathy) and abnormalities in both small and large blood vessels (vascular injuries) that occur as part of the diabetic disease...Read more
I was reading an article with staggering statistics about diabetes and healthcare costs: In 2007, diabetes accounted for $174 Billion... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Type 1 diabetes increases the risk for many serious health complications. However, during the past several decades, the rate of serious complications... Read more »