Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Constipation in Adults
Your diabetes may be a cause of your constipation.
Diabetes can result in poor nerve function within the colon and elsewhere in the body. This complication is named "autonomic neuropathy." Constipation is one result of autonomic neuropathy. Meticulous control of your blood sugars may help your bowel function, and treatment to encourage bowel motion may be offered by your doctor.