Frequent thirst, dizziness,
fatigue, and blurred vision
are common symptoms
of Type 2 diabetes.
two thousand cases of diabetes are diagnosed in the U.S. every
But what has medical experts worried the most is the
silent way diabetes symptoms "sneak up" on their victims without much notice. Later, severe symptoms may often lead to even more serious complications, some of them
Type 1 or juvenile diabetes symptoms tend to occur quite suddenly
in kids and young adults, blood sugar levels in the more
common Type 2 diabetes slowly rises over time - presenting
few if any initial symptoms in the first few years.
signs of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes often show up in
frequent thirst and repeated trips to the bathroom as the body tries to rid itself of excess sugar.
Later comes debilitating
fatigue as high blood sugar levels decrease circulation and curtail the usual process of distributing oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. Dizziness or blurred vision are other common symptoms
that occur from poor circulation.
may come and go as the body tries to heal itself, but as the
body continues to weaken in its ability to process sugar,
complications can include chronic urinary infections,
or mild-to-moderate nerve damage in the form of tingling or
numbness in the hands and feet.
Just how debilitating diabetes symptoms can be are only known to those who suffer from them first-hand. That is why more doctor and researchers are keen to publicize the facts. Diabetes is not only a "high sugar" disease but brings with it life-altering and sometimes life-threatening results if not treated in time.
information on the dangers of diabetes at expert sites that
explain the common symptoms, related complications and risk
factors, treatment options and current research holding out
new hope for battling the disease ...
Heart Disease, and Stroke - Illustrated guide to why
diabetes and high blood sugar levels increase cardiovascular
risks with information on prevention and treatment, related
links, resources & references.
Retinopathy - How diabetes begins to effect the circulatory
system in the retina, with an explanation of the signs &
symptoms of early and late stages, with more on prevention,
diagnosis & treatment.
information is intended as reference and not as medical advice.
All treatment decisions should be made by medical professionals.