A report from the British Diabetes Association in 2010 stated that the life expectancy of patients with type 2 diabetes was shortened by approximately 10 years, and the life expectancy of patients with type 1 diabetes was shortened by at least 20 years. A Canadian study in 2012 found that the average life expectancy of women aged 55 years and men with diabetes were reduced by 6 and 5 years respectively.
Due to the increase of blood glucose, high blood sugar, high blood lipids, and high blood pressure are formed, leading to a gradual increase in the incidence and mortality of diabetic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases include coronary heart disease, cerebral hemorrhage, diabetic heart failure, and arrhythmia. Diabetic heart and cerebrovascular disease complication rate and mortality rate is 3.5 times that of non-diabetic people, and is the main cause of death of type 2 diabetes.
Diabetic nephropathy is one of the most serious complications of diabetes, and it is also the main cause of end-stage renal disease. In the early days there was no performance. It can be found in three ways. One is a routine physical examination and protein is found in urine. The second is to check for urine when going to the hospital for review. The third type is the patient's symptoms. To the nephrology department, the condition is often very late, usually four or five periods. Therefore, it is recommended that people with diabetes must regularly check their urine, find early, and take precautions.
Some acute complications of diabetes. Such as diabetic ketoacidosis (there are polydipsia, excessive drinking, nocturia, weight loss, fatigue, weakness, blurred vision, unexplained abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, calf muscle spasm and other symptoms) life is threatened. Therefore, to avoid these complications to the maximum extent.
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