Diabetes or often called by the name of diabetes, often referred to as the “mother” of various diseases, because complications or consequences of diabetes affecting other body organs such as heart, kidneys, eyes, and vessels nervous system.
Diabetics are also often not aware of diabetes, because symptoms appear without being aware, but the way Prevent it very simply by: routinely doing a blood check (health check), exercise, and lose weight
1. Heart Disease (Cardiovascular)
Diabetes can increase the risk of various heart problems (cardiovascular) and can also be linked to cholesterol levels high, including coronary artery disease with chest pain (angina), heart attack, stroke and artery narrowing (atherosclerosis). If you suffer from diabetes, you have a higher risk of disease heart or stroke
2. Nerve damage (Neuropathy)
Diabetes can injure the walls of small blood vessels (capillaries) that are serves to keep your nervous system, especially on your feet. This can causing tingling, numbness, burning or usual pain starting at the tip of your toes or fingers and gradually spreading to on. If left untreated, it can be a serious problem. Damage to the nerves which is related to digestion can cause problems on nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or constipation. For men, can cause dysfunction erection.
3. Kidney Damage (Nephropathy)
The kidneys contain millions of small blood vessels (glomeruli) that are filter waste from your blood. Diabetes can damage the system this gentle filtering. Severe damage can lead to failure kidney or end-stage renal disease that can not be treated, which is may require dialysis or kidney transplantation.
4. Eye Damage (Retinopathy)
Diabetes can damage the retinal blood vessels (diabetes retinopathy), which could potentially lead to blindness. Diabetes also improves the risk of other serious vision conditions, such as cataracts and glaucoma.
5. Foot Damage (Peripheral Neuropathy)
Diabetes can also cause nerve damage to the feet, infection on the foot, and blood flow problems to the legs. Nerve damage in the area feet called peripheral neuropathy. When you experience this, you are may feel pain, tingling, and numbness in the legs. Watch Out if your feet are numb because you could have been injured on your feet without you even knowing it. A foot injury can cause you to have a serious infection that can spread to other parts of the body, even your legs can be amputated just because of this problem. If you have diabetes, you should be regularly check your feet, do not underestimate this.
6. Skin Problems.
Diabetes may make you more susceptible to skin problems, including bacterial and fungal infections.
7. Hearing Loss.
Hearing problems are more common in diabetics.