Sunday, April 21, 2013

Here's organs 'Destroyed' by Diabetes

Diabetes most often feared because it is associated with latent damage several organs. In addition to raising blood sugar levels, which causes fatigue and chronic symptoms, diabetes can damage vital organs. 

In certain cases, organ damage associated with diabetes may not be cured, which eventually require a transplant and artificial support systems to sustain life. Therefore, people with diabetes are advised to monitoring and surveillance for early detection of possible damage. 

Here are some of the major organs are damaged due to diabetes, as reportedOnlymyhealth, Sunday (21/04/2013): 

1. Heart 

Increased blood sugar levels can actually damage the blood vessels that carry blood to and from the heart.Therefore, cardiac blood supply received will be reduced and will start facing problems. 

Inadequate blood supply will force the heart to work too hard, causing chest pain, shortness of breath and irregular heart rhythm. In extreme cases, this can lead to cardiovascular complications such as stroke and blockage. 

2. Kidney 

The blood vessels are damaged due to high blood sugar levels will make it difficult for the kidneys to remove waste products from the blood. In extreme cases, this waste causes the kidneys to fail. Therefore, you may need a kidney transplant or dialysis (dialysis) to sustain life. 

3. Eye 

Diabetes can cause severe problems in the eye, which can lead to vision loss or blindness. It also makes it more susceptible to eye diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts. 

4. Foot 

Diabetes is also known to cause nerve damage, especially in the legs. This can cause numbness and tingling in the legs. When you lose sensation, unknown minor injuries and eventually develop into a serious infection. 

Therefore, people with diabetes are advised to wash his feet regularly and doing foot care. 

5. Sexual Organ 

In men, diabetes is often associated with prolonged erectile dysfunction or impotence. Therefore, the sexual life may be an issue for men with diabetes. 

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