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Reduce the Risk of Complications from Diabetes

Proper treatment and recommended lifestyle changes can prevent and/or delay the onset of serious complications from diabetes. The UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence care team includes specialists who will recognize symptoms and begin treating complications as soon as they begin.

If not managed properly, both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health complications including:

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Heart Disease & Stroke


Nerve Damage 

Kidney Disease

Diabetic Eye Disease

Foot Problems 

Vascular Issues