Signs of diabetes can vary from person to person. People with type 1 diabetes may have symptoms of increased thirst, frequent urination, and increased hunger. People with type 2 diabetes often have no symptoms until their blood glucose is extremely high.
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The three main types of diabetes are:
Type 1 diabetes: This form of diabetes occurs when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas stop working.
Type 2 diabetes: This form of diabetes occurs when the body does not make enough insulin or does not use insulin well. The most common type of type 2 diabetes is adult-onset, meaning it develops later in life after age 40.
Gestational diabetes: Gestational diabetes develops during pregnancy, when the body’s hormone levels change to help prepare for pregnancy but don’t return to normal after childbirth; gestational diabetes can also occur in women who don’t get pregnant and are still getting pregnant (pregnancy at any time).
Signs of diabetes:
• Itching, tingling and burning pain in the feet and legs.
• Change in urine color from pale to dark yellow with red or pink spots.
• Excessive thirst and urination.
• Itchy skin on the back of your upper arms, neck and face.
• Fatigue that makes it difficult to do ordinary things because of low energy levels.
The signs of diabetes include:
● High blood sugar
● Excessive thirst
● Dry mouth or bad breath
● Frequent urination due to increased loss of urine
● Blurred vision or eye pain, if the diabetes is not controlled.
Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar levels. Diabetes is a chronic condition that usually develops over time and usually has no cure.
Diabetes can be divided into two types: Type 1 and Type 2.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which your body does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that helps your body use glucose for energy. The pancreas produces insulin to help glucose enter cells in your body, but when you have diabetes, the pancreas either doesn’t make enough insulin or stops making this hormone altogether.
In type 2 diabetes, your body doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use it effectively, so when you eat something high in sugar (like white bread), the glucose doesn’t get into your cells quickly enough to provide energy. This causes blood glucose levels to rise too high and can lead to serious health problems — including heart disease, kidney failure and blindness — if left untreated.
High blood pressure. High blood pressure is called hypertension because the arteries that carry blood to the heart are constricted, making it easier for blood to flow through them. High blood pressure in a person without diabetes can often be controlled by diet and exercise alone. But if you have both high blood pressure and elevated levels of glucose in your blood (hyperglycemia), your treatment will include medication to control both conditions simultaneously.
1. You’re always tired
If you’re feeling tired all the time, it’s probably because your body is breaking down too much sugar and losing its energy stores.
2. You have cold hands and feet
Your circulation is going to be disrupted when your blood sugar levels are out of whack, which means you’ll develop cold hands and feet.
3. You have a dry mouth
If you’re constantly thirsty, it could be a sign that your body is low on water — or that it’s dehydrated from a lack of sugar.
4. You have blurry vision
When blood sugar levels start rising in the body, it can cause increased inflammation in the eyes and other tissues, like the brain and kidneys — which can lead to vision problems like blurry vision or loss of peripheral vision (a condition called diabetic retinopathy).
5. Your skin looks unhealthy
When your blood sugar levels go up and down, so does your insulin production — which can impact your skin’s appearance in many ways: pimples, rashes, darkening of the skin (hyperpigmentation) and more are all signs that something isn’t quite right with your health!
The most common symptoms of diabetes include:
High blood sugar. High blood sugar is called hyperglycemia. It may be present even when you don’t have much sugar in your bloodstream, and it may not be as high as it would be if you had no diabetes. The level of glucose in your blood depends on how much you eat and how much insulin your body needs to process it.
Fatigue or weakness, especially during the night. If you’re tired from low energy even after getting enough sleep, it’s possible that you’ve developed diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2). DM2 is characterized by insulin resistance, high levels of triglycerides in the bloodstream (triglyceride levels over 150 mg/dL), and decreased sensitivity to insulin — all
1. You have had a heart attack or stroke.
2. You have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides.
3. You are at risk of kidney disease, damage to your eyes or nerves, nerve damage in your feet or legs, amputation of toes or feet, and foot ulcers (sore, red skin on the bottom of the foot).
4. Your blood sugar is high enough that you need insulin or other diabetes medications but not by enough to be considered diabetic yet (this is called pre-diabetes).
5. Your blood sugar is high enough that you are at risk of having diabetic retinopathy (damage to the retina of the eye), which can lead to blindness if left untreated for long periods of time; nephropathy (kidney disease), which can cause kidney failure if not treated; neuropathy (nerve damage) in your feet and legs; and amputation of toes or feet due to complications from poor circulation caused by nerve damage in those areas.”
1. Drastic weight loss
2. Severe thirst
3. Frequent urination
4. Extreme fatigue
5. Unobtainable libido
6. Fatigue that doesn’t seem to go away
8. Anxiety attacks
9. Increase in blood pressure – especially if you have the high blood pressure to start with or have been diagnosed with high blood pressure in the past (hypertension)