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