Reduce the Risk of Complications from Diabetes

Proper treatment and recommended lifestyle changes can prevent and/or delay the onset of complications from diabetes.  The UMass Memorial Diabetes Center of Excellence care team includes specialists who can help you recognize symptoms and begin taking care of complications as soon as possible.

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can lead to complications including: Heart Disease & StrokeHypoglycemia, Neuropathy (nerve damage)Kidney DiseaseEye Disease, Foot Problems and more. 



30.3 million Americans have diabetes, according to the National Diabetes Statistics Report of 2017.  

86 million are living with prediabetes. 

In Worcester County (Massachusetts) alone, an estimated 73,000 people (more than 11% of the population) people are currently living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.