* heart attack
* toe, foot, or leg infections requiring amputation
* kidney failure
* tooth and gum disease
* pregnancy complications
People living with diabetes learn to manage their disease with proper diet, regular exercise, and medication. Success is measured by how well people can control thier blood sugar.
However, many factors can affect blood sugar besides diet and activity. Illness, stress, social drinking, and women’s menstrual cycles can all influence blood sugar levels and upset your normal routine.
"Some symptoms of trouble are always reasons to seek medical advice, whether it’s a call to your doctor or a trip to the emergency room," said Abraham Tekola, MD.
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About Abraham Tekola, MD
Dr. Abrham Tekola practices family practice in Carmichael, California. For more info: