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Diabetes

Sugar, in the form of glucose, is one of your body's energy sources. But a high blood sugar level can be very dangerous—and lead to diabetes.

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Prediabetes means that your blood sugar level is high, but not high enough to be diabetes. Diet and exercise can get rid of prediabetes and lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes.

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Type 2 diabetes causes high blood sugar levels. Know the early signs of diabetes, and when to get tested.

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Type 2 diabetes occurs when your blood sugar levels are too high. It’s caused by several factors, such as family history and an unhealthy diet. Untreated diabetes can cause damage throughout the body, so prompt diagnosis and treatment is very important.

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Type 1 diabetes is when your body can’t produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. The disease can be life-threatening. Despite that, it is a highly treatable condition.

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If you have diabetes, you’re at increased risk for foot complications. Learn the symptoms and causes of foot problems, how to protect your feet, and when to see a doctor.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes. It requires urgent medical care. Learn about the symptoms, prognosis, and possible treatments.

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Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage caused by longstanding or poorly controlled diabetes and other conditions. Symptoms include a loss of sensation, weakness, pain, nausea, and more. Learn which symptoms can be treated.

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Diabetes can cause damage to your retina, potentially leaving you blind. There are four stages of diabetic retinopathy, and it's crucial to get treatment right away before it progresses to the next stage.

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