Charcot joint is a relatively uncommon but devastating complication in people with diabetes who also have neuropathy (nerve damage).
It is often said that of the complications of living with diabetes neuropathy is the hardest to live with.
People with diabetes have a higher risk of bone issues, including arthritis, osteoporosis and hip fractures. Read this article to learn more about diabetes and bones.
Sweating is a normal and important bodily function. It helps control your body temperature, keeps your skin hydrated, and helps balance the body’s fluids and electrolytes. However, people with diabetes can experience altered sweat patterns.
Most people are aware of the long-term complications associated with diabetes, including heart disease, kidney disease, eye disease and nerve damage. However, there are short-term complications that can be dangerous and even life-threatening.
Heart health is very important for people with diabetes, since there is a higher risk of heart disease than for people who don’t have diabetes.