November 14 is World Diabetes Day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness of a condition that millions of people all around the world live with every day.
Type 2 diabetes symptoms often take several years to develop. Some people don’t notice any symptoms at all. Type 2 diabetes usually starts when you’re an adult, though more and more children and teens are developing it. It’s important to know the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes.
If you have any of the following diabetes symptoms, talk to your doctor about potentially getting a blood test to test for diabetes.
|· Urinate a lot, often at night||· Are very thirsty||· Have blurry vision|
|· Lose weight without trying||· Are very hungry||· Have very dry skin|
|· Have numb/tingling hands or feet||· Have sores that heal slowly||· Have more infections than usual|
|· Feel very tired|