Consequences and concomitant diseases of diabetes As a result of diabetes, damage to various organs can occur. The eyes, kidneys, heart, blood vessels and nervous system are particularly at risk. However, consequential diabetic damage occurs less frequently if blood pressure and diabetes values (blood sugar and HbA1c) are as good as possible.
Gallstones and biliary colicGallstones (cholelithiasis) can form directly in the gallbladder (cholecystolithiasis) or in different bile ducts (choledocholithiasis). In many cases, the gallstones go unnoticed for years. If there are complaints, they range from simple nausea after high-fat food to biliary colic, which can be very painful.
Inflammation of the intestine: colitis and ilitis Inflammation of the intestine can be present individually or in combination in the different sections of the intestine and can be acute or chronic. The causes are diverse and the course of the intestinal inflammation can be acute or chronic. Small intestinal inflammation often occurs as an ileitis in the area of the bowel (ileum), if the stomach is also affected, it is a case of enteritis.