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Complications of diabetes - Can diabetes kill you?

Diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease seen as a elevated blood sugar levels . Diabetes of all can lead to complications in many parts of the body and can raise the overall threat of dying prematurely.  
Can diabetics die in their sleep?  When diabetes isn't well managed, problems develop that threaten health and endanger life. Acute complications are a significant contributor to mortality, medical bills and low quality of life. Abnormally low blood sugar levels may appear in every types of diabetes and could bring about seizures or lack of awareness. Abnormally high blood sugar levels can have a life-threatening effect if it triggers conditions such as for example diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) in types 1 and 2 diabetes, and hyperosmolar coma in type 2. If the hyperosmolar coma occurs in the sleep it could be fatal to the life span and if medications aren't followed as directed. It could happen after skipping meals or exercisi…