Diabetes increases your risk for many serious health problems. The good news? With the correct treatment and recommended lifestyle changes, many people with diabetes are able to prevent or delay the onset of complications. You may also be interested in our book, Uncomplicated Guide To Diabetes' Complications, 3rd Edition.
In addition, complications from diabetes affect different segments of the population disproportionately:
Keep your risk of glaucoma, cataracts and other eye problems low with regular checkups.
Learn about neuropathy (which can cause numbness in the feet) as well as other complications.
Stay alert for symptoms of skin infections and other skin disorders common in people with diabetes.
High blood pressure—also called hypertension—raises your risk for heart attack, stroke, eye problems, and kidney disease.
Deal with natural emotions like sadness, anger and denial before they lead to depression.
Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America's most widespread health concerns.
Research shows that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes.
Get treatment to help you manage gastroparesis, so that you can be as healthy and comfortable as possible.
Know the warning signs of DKA and check urine for ketones, especially when you're sick.
Nerve damage from diabetes called diabetic neuropathy can lead to many kinds of problems.
Blood sugar levels rise dangerously high in HHNS, a rare and serious condition.
Keep your diabetes and blood pressure under control to lower the chance of getting kidney disease.
Talk to your doctor if you have mild leg pain, troubling walking, tingling in the legs, or other symptoms of PAD.
Maintain target levels for blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol to reduce your risk of stroke.
Relax! Making lifestyle changes can help reduce mental stress and manage your blood glucose levels.
Less common conditions related to diabetes.
Stay in Touch with Us
Sign up for the latest news on diabetes research, food and fitness, and opportunities to support the American Diabetes Association.
Thank you for signing up!
If you have diabetes, you are a Red Strider. Register today.
Start summer with some sizzle! Recipes for fish tacos, grilled mango, and more.
This new cookbook is packed with more than 150 mouthwatering recipes for every occasion!
Custom invitations and table cards with your honor gift.
Our new meal planning tools made just for you.
Learn what BIG discounts on auto insurance may await you.
Order your Diabetes Forecast®! 12 Grilled Favorites and 35+ Travel Tips. Start Here
If you have diabetes, join us for the ride!
Sign up for our FREE recipe club and get cookin’!
Learn more about NASCAR driver Ryan Reed and his mission!
Are you incorporating fish into your diet? Learn why you should!
Learn more about how you can better manage your diabetes.
Fairness for kids with diabetes at camp and other programs
Visit our online community today!
Learn more about Dribble to Stop Diabetes