Can balance deficits predict kidney and eye problems?

Do you have diabetes? Are you having problems with your balance? Tell your doctor, as you may be at risk of developing kidney and eye problems.

New evidence shows that balance problems in diabetic patients correlates with damage in the small blood vessels in your body and can possibly cause kidney and eye problems. This means that diabetic patients with balance problems should have their eyes and kidneys examined by their doctors. [Impaired balance is related to progression of diabetic complications in both young and older adults. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications 2017 June 4]