Heart and Blood Vessels
The most common heart-related complications of diabetes are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and coronary artery disease.
High cholesterol is a high fat level in the blood, and it can cause various heart and vessel issues.
High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Hypertension compounds with all other complications of diabetes.
Coronary artery disease is one result of untreated diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Coronary artery disease is a narrowing or blockage of vessels in the heart, and it will greatly increase your risk of a heart attack.