Complications of diabetes mellitus


  • Kathlem Pereira Fonseca
  • Chennyfer Dobbins Abi Rached



Diabetes Mellitus, Infection, Public Health.


Among DM complications, a diabetic neuropathy is the highest incidence in the short term, with sensory and motor associations as the greatest impact, as it leads to the manifestation of the known Diabetic Foot. It is one of the most serious and costly complications of DM, and an amputation of lower extremities or part of it and consequence of an ulcer in the foot. It is a work based on a bibliographical review of literature in narrative, based on scientific evidences with the data collection of articles, national journals. With the objective of evaluating nursing accounting in the face of complications of Diabetes Mellitus and conceptualizing the topic of diabetic foot It is of great necessity for health professionals to evaluate the feet of people with diabetes in a thorough and regular way, developing educational activities, to improve self-care, especially maintaining good glycemic control. Notices are easy to evaluate and can help. Discusses the importance of nursing care in the face of complications of Diabetes Mellitus: diabetic foot.

How to Cite

Fonseca, K. P., & Rached, C. D. A. (2019). Complications of diabetes mellitus. International Journal of Health Management Review, 5(1).