How serious is type 2 diabetes?


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Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to very serious complications. Some of these complications include:

  • Nerve damage that can cause numbness or pain in the extremities
  • Circulation problems which can lead to amputation of the toes, feet or legs.
  • Vision problems including increased risk of cataracts, eye infections, glaucoma, and even loss of vision or blindness.
  • Heart disease
  • Kidney damage
  • High blood pressure