Nerve Damage

High blood sugar levels can cause damage to the delicate coating of nerves in the body

Nerve Damage




  1. Rizwana Kousar 2010. What is Diabetes? Community Education Series, Melbourne. © Australian Community Centre for Diabetes (ACCD).

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Myth: People who suffer from diabetes cannot exercise or play sports

Reality: This myth is false. Exercise or sports results in the more efficient use of insulin and therefore reduces overall blood glucose levels. Diabetics are in fact encouraged to exercise. Statistics show that some diabetes patients are extremely active people, for example diabetic athletes. Seek advice from health professionals before starting any exercise.

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