What happens if you don't manage diabetes?
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Thereof, what is considered uncontrolled diabetes?
Uncontrolled Diabetes is blood sugar levels are above recommended target ranges including an A1C level above 7.0%. Uncontrolled Diabetes can lead to major complications such as heart attack, stroke, eye disease, kidney disease, nerve disease and infection if left untreated.
Secondly, how long can you live with untreated type 2 diabetes? A 55-year-old male with type 2 diabetes could expect to live for another 13.2–21.1 years, while the general expectancy would be another 24.7 years. A 75-year-old male with the disease might expect to live for another 4.3–9.6 years, compared with the general expectancy of another 10 years.
Also asked, can diabetes kill you suddenly?
People with type 1 diabetes are more likely to get heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, high blood pressure, blindness, nerve damage and gum disease. Untreated type 1 diabetes can cause coma. It can even kill you. The good news is that treatment can help you prevent these problems.
How long can you live with uncontrolled diabetes?
People with type 1 diabetes, on average, have shorter life expectancy by about 20 years. People with type 2 diabetes, on average, have shorter life expectancy by about 10 years.