In this article, we have shared mnemonic for Diabetes Complications.
A complication in medicine: The disease can become worse in its severity or show a higher number of signs, symptoms or new pathological changes, become widespread throughout the body or affect other organ systems. A new disease may also appear as a complication to a previous existing disease.
Diabetes complications Mnemonics.
KNIVES (or KEVINS) is the mnemonic.
- Kidney – nephropathy.
- Neuromuscular – peripheral neuropathy, mononeuritis, amyotrophy.
- Infective – UTIs, TB.
- Vascular – coronary/cerebrovascular/peripheral artery disease.
- Eye – cataracts, retinopathy.
- Skin – lipohypertrophy/lipoatrophy, necrobiosis lipoidica.
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