People living with diabetes often have to deal with certain long-term complications, or chronic diabetes complications, as they are called. Chronic diabetes usually appears after several years of elevated blood sugars (hyperglycemia). Mostly, it’s the patients with type 2 diabetes who fall prey to this as they may have elevated blood sugars for several years before being diagnosed. A significant portion of newly diagnosed diabetics show evidence of chronic diabetic complications when they are diagnosed with diabetes. As the duration of diabetes increases, one’s risk of developing more number of complications increases.
We have covered each of these chronic diabetes complications in detail for you to get a better understanding and take precautionary and preventive measures.
Chronic diabetes complications can be divided into following