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  • Chronic
  • There remains a critical need to better understand the underlying disease mechanisms responsible for diabetes complications in order to develop new and improved therapeutic strategies for these chronic conditions. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Other health problems compound the chronic complications of diabetes such as smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol levels, and lack of regular exercise which are accessible to management as they are modifiable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metabolism
  • Researchers have learned why thiazolidinediones (TZDs), a major anti-diabetes drug, cause edema and also have found a new pathway critical to fluid metabolism. (dmoztools.net)
  • type
  • Type 1 diabetes is complicated-and if you don't manage it properly, there are complications, both short-term and long-term. (endocrineweb.com)
  • By tightly controlling your blood glucose level (or your child's blood glucose level), you can avoid long-term complications of type 1 diabetes. (endocrineweb.com)
  • I am 25 and have had Type I Diabetes for 23 years. (netwellness.org)
  • Diabetes UK conducted the survey with over 2,500 adults affected by Type 2 diabetes . (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Type 2 diabetes is treated with lifestyle changes such as a healthier diet, weight loss where appropriate, and increased physical activity. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Measurable kidney damage is found in 43 percent of Type 1 diabetics who have had their disease longer than five years and in 25 percent of those with Type 2 diabetes for 12 years. (diabetesnet.com)
  • A large population-based study of 124,503 adults in the UK who have Type 2 diabetes found that those who got a flu vaccine had a 24 percent lower death rate than those who didn't get vaccinated. (mendosa.com)
  • They presented their findings in late breaking abstract 184-LB, "Early Glycemic Control after Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis Is Most Critical for Future Health and Survival," at the American Diabetes Association recent convention, the world's largest annual meeting of diabetes professionals. (mendosa.com)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - No change has been seen in the last three decades in the occurrence of some serious complications of type 1 diabetes, such as heart disease and retina damage, new research from a US-based study suggests. (redorbit.com)
  • Pambianco said that guidelines for managing type 1 diabetes are often derived from what is known about treating type 2 disease. (redorbit.com)
  • If you have type 2 diabetes , make an appointment as soon as you're diagnosed. (webmd.com)
  • If you have type 2 diabetes and don't take care of yourself, a minor scratch could turn into a serious infection. (webmd.com)
  • Type 2 diabetes slows your body's ability to fight infection. (webmd.com)
  • Non-modifiable risk factors of diabetic complications are type of diabetes, age of onset, and genetic factors, both protective and predisposing have been found. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, (non-modifiable) risk factors such as age at diabetes onset, type of diabetes, gender and genetics play a role. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lethargy may ultimately progress to a coma, though this is more common in type 2 diabetes than type 1. (wikipedia.org)
  • A total of 1,441 volunteers with type 1 diabetes were recruited from 29 medical centers in the United States and Canada between 1983 and 1989, and were followed up until 1993. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Diabetes is the most common cause of kidney failure in the United States. (diabetesnet.com)
  • Changes were subsequently made in the eligibility criteria for the full-scale trial to exclude anyone with this very common short-term complication of diabetes treatment, which also raises questions about exactly how "random" the selection process really was. (wikipedia.org)
  • onset
  • Two diabetes medications may lead to serious side effects, including the onset of congestive heart failure and pulmonary edema. (dmoztools.net)
  • significantly
  • The medical costs of managing the complications of poorly-treated diabetes and the welfare costs of blind or amputated diabetic adults, or who die or are incapacitated whilst still of a working (economically active) age are significantly greater than any savings that might be made by withholding primary care. (wikipedia.org)
  • These effects were significantly better in those with poorer control of diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • There is some evidence and many suspect that time spent in this range may be more important than your HbA1c in determining risk for complications. (diabetesdaily.com)
  • This means it is crucial that they are able to access the information and support they need with ease, so that they can manage their condition effectively, and thereby reduce the risk of developing devastating complications. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Treating any additional risk factors, such as high blood pressure, smoking and raised cholesterol levels, can also help reduce the risk of diabetes complications. (mydr.com.au)
  • The risk for developing complications is influenced by many factors including duration of diabetes and genetic factors. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Having diabetes markedly raises the risk of developing a host of other ailments, from heart disease to stroke, blindness and kidney failure. (eurekalert.org)
  • blood sugar
  • The primary cause of complications is that higher levels of blood sugar cause your blood to become more acidic. (diabetesdaily.com)
  • Diabetes complications are all related to poor blood glucose control, so you must work carefully with your doctor and diabetes team to correctly manage your blood sugar (or your child's blood sugar). (endocrineweb.com)
  • When you have diabetes, you may need to check your blood sugar throughout the day. (webmd.com)
  • A diabetes specialist center may be able to assist you in conducting a continuous glucose monitoring study which measures blood sugar every few minutes for a 72 hour period - you will be amazed to see how high and how low your sugars sometimes go that you were never aware of before! (netwellness.org)
  • The longer part of the answer is that there are a number of factors which determine complications of diabetes and blood sugar control is only one of them although it is one of the most important that you can do something about. (netwellness.org)
  • In contrast, there are some groups in whom no matter how bad their blood sugar control is, they seem to get less complications than you would predict from blood sugars and others in whom no matter how good their blood blood sugars are, they seem to get more than the blood sugars would predict. (netwellness.org)