Reviewed by Nicholas Yozamp, MD, Washington University in St. Louis
Patients with diabetes are more likely to also be diagnosed with condition such as heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, and neuropathy. However, the proportion of diabetes patients with related complications has decreased over the past 20 years, and adherence to the same lifestyle changes that treat type 2 diabetes can decrease your own chances of a second diagnosis. Read more about changes you can make today to lower your risk of complications, and how to deal with existing complications.
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