How can high glucose levels from diabetes affect my body?

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High glucose levels can affect many parts of the body. They can lead to eye, nerve, and kidney diseases. High glucose levels also make it easier to get infections. They can blur your vision or make you feel tired or thirsty all the time. People with diabetes also are more likely to develop other health problems, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and fat levels, and heart disease.

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