What will happen if my sugar level is always above 300?
Persistent high sugars increase the risk of organ damage and complications of Diabetes mellitus. Sometimes, patient may even land up in emergency such as diabetic ketoacidosis.
With time, raised blood sugar can damage blood vessels in the kidneys as well as nephrons making them not work as well as they should. Many people with diabetes also develop high blood pressure, which can damage kidneys too.
Diabetic retinopathy is a condition caused by high blood sugar due to diabetes. Over time, having too much sugar in your blood can damage your retina the part of your eye that detects light.
Diagnosed when fasting blood sugar of 126 mg/dl or more, post prandial blood sugar of 200 or more with glycated hemoglobin of 6.5% or more.Treatment is either tablets or insulin to control blood sugar levels along with life style modifications (Diet + exercise).
With time, raised blood sugar can damage back of the eye - retina causing Diabetic retinopathy, which left untreated can lead to blindness.