Early symptoms of diabetes

Noticing the Early Symptoms of Diabetes Could Save Your Life

Did you know that you can have diabetes for years and not even know it? And with every day that goes by, you increase the risk of life-shortening health problems. For starters, diabetes can boost inflammation and disrupt hormone production throughout the body. However, this is just the beginning of the damage that diabetes can do. Eventually, high blood sugar can increase the risk of heart disease and other serious complications. Believe it or not, diabetes can even cause you to go blind and lose limbs. The most common early symptoms of diabetes include: Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet Unusual thirst and hunger Having to pee a lot Sudden weight changes Dry skin Feeling tired all the time Blurry vision The main telltale sign of all types of diabetes, however, is high blood sugar. Continue …
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Types of diabetes

America’s Epidemic: Types of Diabetes and How to Reverse Them

Are you at risk for different types of diabetes? According to the Center for Disease Control, it isn’t looking good. The average American has a 1-in-3 chance of developing prediabetes symptoms at some point in their life. (1) To make matters worse, an estimated 1-in-10 Americans already have some form of one of the types of diabetes. (1) Unfortunately, these numbers aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. The main types of diabetes are: Type 1 diabetes (autoimmune) Type 2 diabetes (diet-induced) Gestational diabetes (pregnancy-related) Diabetes can also be caused by complications from medications, surgery, and various illnesses. Roughly 90-95 percent of all diabetes cases are type 2. (2) Fortunately, type 2 diabetes is preventable and reversible with diet and exercise. But the stakes are high. Diabetes is a dangerous disease that can lead to amputations, blindness, and …
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