First Signs of Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a very serious disease, so knowing the first signs is very important.

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First signs of diabetes are :

– Excessive thirst

– Frequent urination

– Weight loss

– Increased hunger

– Slow healing wounds

– Tiredness

 

It is also important to know that healthy diet and regular exercise can prevent diabetes.

 

Main risk factors for diabetes are :

  • When you are over age 45
  • Non- Caucasian
  • Metabolic syndrome :
    • Excess weight
    • High blood presure
    • Low HDL
    • High triglycerides
    • Impaired Glucose Tolerance
    • Inactivity
    • Family history of diabetes
    • Polycystic Ovarian syndrome
    • Personal history of gestational diabetes
    • Acanthosis Nigricans

 

So if you have some of these factors you should regulary test your blood sugar levels.

Knowing these signs, risk factors and preventing tips you can take control over diabetes.

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