Why do children with diabetes face a high risk of eye damage?
Raised blood sugar can damage back of the eye - retina causing Diabetic retinopathy, which left untreated can lead to blindness. This makes children with Diabetes at high risk when compared to normal childern.
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.
Prefer foods lower in fats, sugar and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. Regular physical activity.
Yes,it is when someone with type 1 diabetes develops insulin resistance, the key feature of type 2 diabetes.Someone with double diabetes will always have type 1 diabetes present but the effects of insulin resistance can be reduced somewhat.