Type 2 diabetes is an ongoing disease. Although there's no cure for type 2 diabetes, through diet changes,medications and weight loss, you may be able to reach and hold normal blood sugar levels.
Hyperglycemia , the excess sugar passes from your blood into your urine, which triggers a filtering process that draws tremendous amounts of fluid from your body. Left untreated, this can lead to life-threatening dehydration and a diabetic coma.
Life expectancy of untreated diabetes is different for each individual based on the age and other pre-existing health conditions. One should not delay diabetic treatment, if left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications and organ damage which can be life threatening.