Treat Sleep Apnea to Prevent Diabetes Complication

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By Denise Reynolds RD for

Two new studies link sleep apnea with complications in Type 2 Diabetics.

Diabetes complications present enormous health challenges. Having diabetes increases your risk for cardiovascular conditions such as heart attack and stroke, eye disease including cataracts and blindness, kidney failure, and nerve damage or neuropathy. These complications can be prevented or delayed if diabetics take extra efforts to better control blood sugar, which includes getting treatment for the condition known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Diabetic neuropathy is a disabling condition which affects up to half of all people with diabetes. This nerve damage, caused by decreased blood flow and high blood sugar levels affects not only the nerves in the feet and legs, making them feel tingly, numb, painful or weak, but also nerves in the skull, spinal cord, and those that lead to the vital organs including the heart, bladder, stomach and intestines.

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