It’s always important that people be aware of warning signs of life threatening diseases. And now that Diabetes is also a lifestyle disease, one should never be complacent with any warning sign/s that may present and get tested for diabetes. Treatment of diseases in its early stages is often more effective and preventive. If diabetes is treated early, there is every posibility of the treatment being more effective, and also can help in preventing complications and other ailments caused by Diabetes.
Listen to your body and alert your doctor.
Some of the common warnings signs of diabetes are:
Increased hunger despite eating regularly
Mouth feels dry
Frequent urinary infections
Loss of weight even though you are eating and feel hungry
General Malaise and/or fatigue (weakness, lacking in energy tired feeling)
Lack of energy
Numbness of limbs
Frequent Intermittent headaches
Decreased sight or blurred vision
Occasional loss of consciousness (Diabetic Coma)
Errectile dysfunction, Impotency
Slow healing of wounds
Dark coloration of skin in neck, armpit and groin areas (acanthosis nigricans)
If you feel you have or had any of the above mentioned symptoms, we recommend you make an appoitment with your doctor and schedule a diabetes test. with medical advice, regular exercise, medication and controlled diet you can control your blood sugar even while leading a happy and active life.