Reduce the Risk of Diabetes Complications

Managing diabetes is more than controlling blood glucose levels. Reducing the risk of complications requires screening and using the right medication therapy for blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol to protect the body from eye, feet, kidney, and cardiovascular complications.

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Factors that put you at higher risk for complications of diabetes:

Preventing complications:

Complications of diabetes:

Relevant Chapters

Chapter 10 Physical Activity and Diabetes
Chapter 11 Nutrition Therapy
Chapter 17 Weight Management in Diabetes
Chapter 23 Cardiovascular Protection in People with Diabetes
Chapter 24 Screening for Presence of Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 25 Dyslipidemia
Chapter 26 Treatment of Hypertension
Chapter 27 Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Chapter 28 Treatment of Diabetes in People with Heart Failure
Chapter 29 Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes
Chapter 30 Retinopathy
Chapter 31 Neuropathy
Chapter 32 Foot Care
Chapter 33 Sexual Dysfunction and Hypogonadism in Men with Diabetes
Appendix 3 Sample Diabetes Patient Care Flow Sheet for Adults
 

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