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Can you die from diabetes ?

can you die from diabtes or what?
Mon, 17 Oct 2011
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If sugars are not in control, then the patient might die to due to other complicatins arising due to elevated sugars.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Praveen Tayal's  Response

Thanks for writing to us.

Diabetes per se cannot cause death but it is the complications arising from the disease like hypoglycemia, ketoacidosis, multiple infections, renal failure, artherosclerosis, stroke etc which are lethal. Prolonged uncontrolled blood glucose levels are the main responsible factors for such complications.

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