Diabetes can cause infections and nerve damage that weaken the bladder muscle. You may
be shy about your bladder problems, but they're not uncommon. Try saying, "In the last
few months, I've sometimes had trouble controlling my bladder." Diabetes can also lead
to bladder infections.
raising these issues, you'll be taking the first step toward feeling good again. It
shows you're ready to start to make the changes you need to. This includes lowering
your blood pressure or improving blood sugar numbers. Talking to your healthcare team
will improve both the quality of your care and your life.