disease of the blood vessels (both small and large) which can damage the eye, kidneys, nerves, and heart may occur
• Diabetes treatment depends on the type and severity of the diabetes
. Type 1 diabetes
is treated with insulin, exercise, and
a diabetic diet. Type
2 diabetes is first treated with weight reduction, a diabetic diet, and exercise. When these measures fail to control the elevated blood sugars, oral medications are used.