Diabetes is a lifelong disease. Elevated blood sugars damage the blood vessels and nerves. This damage over time can lead to accelerated aging, heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, pain, numbness, weakness, cancers, infections, ulcers and amputation of the feet. The human body is capable of neutralizing the toxins to a great extent, but over time the toxic loads can produce disease. Genetic predisposition, excessive stress, lack of physical exercise, and unhealthy habits and exposures increase the chance of developing disease.