Tag: diabetes symptoms

June 12, 2019

Prediabetes means you have blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Too much glucose in your blood can damage your body over time. If you have prediabetes, you are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
Most people with prediabetes don’t have any symptoms. Your doctor can use an A1C test or another blood test to find out if your blood glucose levels are higher than normal. If you are 45 years old or older, your doctor may recommend that you be tested for prediabetes, especially if you are overweight. Losing weight – at least 5 to 10 percent of your starting weight – can prevent or delay diabetes or even reverse prediabetes. That’s 10 to 20 pounds for someone who weighs 200 pounds. You can lose weight by cutting down on the amount of calories and fat you eat and being physically active at least 30 minutes a day. Being physically active makes your body’s insulin work better. Your doctor may also prescribe medicine to help control the amount of glucose in your blood.

Symptoms of Prediabetes:

Prediabetes usually doesn’t cause any symptoms. The only way to know you have it is if your blood sugar levels are

May 1, 2019

Diabetes symptoms can be so mild that you don’t notice them. That’s especially true of type 2 diabetes. Some people don’t find out they have Diabetes until they suffer from long-term damage caused by the disease.

With type 1 diabetes, the symptoms usually happen quickly, in a matter of days or a few weeks. They’re much more severe, too

Common Symptoms

Common symptoms of Diabetes are mostly inflected due to the presence of high glucose levels in blood.

  • Thirst, dry mouth
  • Polyuria (frequent urination)
  • Nocturia (frequent urination at night)
  • Tiredness, Fatigue
  • Recent Change in weight (weight loss)
  • Blurring of vision
  • Pruritus vulvae, balanitis (genital itching)
  • Nausea, headache
  • Hyperphagia(urge to eat more sweet food), predilection for sweet foods
  • Mood change, irritability, difficulty in concentrating, apathy

Both types of diabetes have some of the same telltale warning signs.

  • Hunger and fatigue – Your body converts the foo
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