Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease in which there are high levels of sugar in the blood.
People with diabetes usually have high blood sugar because their body are not able to move
sugar into fat, and muscle cells to be stored for energy. Either because their pancreas it’s not
working or does not make enough insulin. Diabetes affects about 15 million people, 5 million of
whom are undiagnosed, and approximately 650,000 new cases of diabetes are diagnosed
yearly.(Centers For Disease Control And Prevention,1997). Diabetes is a disease that should be
keep under control as much as possible in order to decrease it’s negative effects on the body. It
can affect everything in the body from the heart to the eyes. One of the biggest and most deadly
effects of diabetes on the body is heart diseases such as high blood pressure, heart attacks,
palpitations, atherosclerosis, and arrhythmias because diabetes could make it difficult to control
your blood pressure. Having high blood sugar levels can also lead to kidney damage, and eye
problems which can later lead to blindness. Nerve damage can also be one of most serious
effects of diabetes because it can make it difficult for the patients to feel when they have an
injury, and it could also make it difficult for the males to have an erection.
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