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Never ignore these 10 warning signs of diabetes

Listen to what your body is trying to say and never overlook these 10 warning signs of diabetes.

Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 20, 2017 18:46 IST ]
Never ignore these 10 warning signs of diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can lead to serious health implications, and hence shouldn’t be overlooked. You should be aware about the warning signs that suggest onset of diabetes. If you notice any of these symptoms of type diabetes in yourself, make no delay to get a test done. An early diagnosis can help you start treatment right from an initial phase. In this post, you’re going to read about various diabetes warning signs and learn why it’s never a good idea to ignore your body.

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased hunger especially after eating
  • Parched mouth
  • Frequent urge to use the washroom
  • Unexplained and sudden weight loss
  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Blurred vision
  • Headaches
  • Fruity smelling breath
  • Nausea/vomiting

Other warning signs include feeling drowsy or lethargic; feeling pain or numbness in your body; vision changes; fruity smelling breath which happens due to a high level of ketones in the body; experience nausea or vomiting; sores or cuts don’t heal easily. These are the additional signs of diabetes which suggest that something is not right with your body.

If you observe any of the above-mentioned warning signs in your body, book an appointment with your doctor and get yourself tested. With the right diet and proper medications, you can manage diabetes and live a healthy life.

Early detection and treatment can have a positive impact on your health in a long run. Delayed diagnosis and treatment can increase your relative risk of heart disease by 29%.

Therefore, be aware of your body and gain control of the situation before it gets out of your hands.

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