Development Programme for the Prevention and Care of Diabetes in Finland
Diabetes Care study
- diabetes complications
Diabetes complications are acute and chronic adverse consequences for health caused by diabetes. Chronic complications include retinopathy (eye disease), nephropathy (kidney disease), neuropathy (nerve disease), cardiovascular disease (disease of the circulatory system), foot ulceration and amputation.
- diabetes mellitus (DM)
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that arises when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin produced. There are two basic forms of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. People with type 1 diabetes do not produce enough insulin. People with type 2 diabetes produce insulin but cannot use it effectively.
- diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)
diabetes self-management education