Whether you’re traveling or staying home to be with the family, taking care of your body is important. There has been an increase in the number of people suffering from diabetes – both type 1 and type 2 – across the country.
The University of Arizona and its RN to MSN programs have released an infographic that reminds us of the importance of watching your blood sugar level.
Diabetes may lead to serious illnesses and complications. Among those illnesses are the three main reasons why staying healthy is essentially important: blindness, stroke, and heart attack. Blindness is not uncommon among those with diabetes. Diabetic Retinopathy was a condition found in more than 25% of patients from 2005 to 2008, with greater instances in those over 40. The same can be said for heart attack and stroke, the two most dangerous complications of diabetes.
The University of Arizona Online Nursing Degree infographic was created by the University of Arizona.
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