Could I have diabetes?
Here are some symptoms to look out for that may be early warning signs of diabetes.
1. Thirsty and need to pee?
Excess glucose in the blood makes the kidneys work harder causing more urination, which may lead to dehydration.
2. Always tired?
Lack of insulin affects the body’s ability to move glucose into cells for energy.
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3. Rapid weight loss?
When cells don’t get enough glucose, the body starts burning fat and muscle.
4. Blurry vision?
High levels of sugar in the blood pulls fluid from tissues, including the eyes. This affects the eye’s ability to focus.
5. Numbness or tingling in the feet?
Excess sugar in blood can damage nerves or nerve endings. This can cause a burning sensation in feet.
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