Diabetes symptoms are often subtle. Here''t know it. Early symptoms of diabetes, especially type 2 diabetes, aren''re diagnosed with the disease.
But if you notice the following signs and symptoms, make an appointment to see your doctor:
- Increased thirst and urination
- Blurred vision
- Unexpected weight loss
- Increased hunger
- Slow-healing sores and frequent infections
- Red, swollen gums
- Tingling or numbness in your hands or feet
Understanding possible diabetes symptoms can lead to early diagnosis and treatment, which can help you prevent the complications of diabetes and lead to a lifetime of better health.
Here are more details about the signs and symptoms of diabetes:
Excessive thirst and increased urination
Excessive thirst and increased urination are common diabetes signs and symptoms. When you have diabetes, excess glucose — a type of sugar — builds up in your blood. Your the 1 last update 05 Jun 2020 kidneys are forced to work overtime to filter and absorb the excess glucose.Excessive thirst and increased urination are common diabetes signs and symptoms. When you have diabetes, excess glucose — a type of sugar — builds up in your blood. Your kidneys are forced to work overtime to filter and absorb the excess glucose.
When your kidneys can''ll urinate even more.
Diabetes can make you feel tired. High blood glucose impairs your body''t cause vision problems. However, if these changes progress undetected, they can lead to vision loss and blindness.
Slow-healing sores or frequent infections
High levels of blood glucose can lead to poor blood flow and impair your body''s hints seriously
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