Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease, it occurs when blood vessels in the retina change. Sometimes these vessels swell and leak fluid or even close off completely. In other cases, abnormal new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina.
Diabetic neuropathies are a family of nerve disorders caused by diabetes. People with diabetes can, over time, develop nerve damage throughout the body. Some people with nerve damage have no symptoms.
People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop heart disease as the rest of the population. Among diabetics, heart disease can progress quicker than normal.
A number of complications of diabetes not mentioned above might include: Bladder Control Problems, Kidney Disease of Diabetes, Sexual Problems of Diabetes