Type 2 Diabetes I Diabetes Symptoms 2016 I Everything You Need To Know
A person is diagnosed with diabetes when their blood sugar levels constantly remain above normal. The seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., diabetes cases have increased four-fold in the country from 1980 to 2014 with 22 million cases at present, according to the latest figures provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Diabetes is a life-long disease and can cause health issues related to heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves and teeth. Serious complications due to the disease include blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations.
Initial symptoms of the disease are not as obvious or they may seem harmless. Moreover, those with type 2 diabetes have symptoms that often go ignored. Type 2 diabetes is also called adult onset diabetes and type 1 diabetes is known as juvenile diabetes.
Following are diabetes symptoms.
Feeling extremely thirsty
Feeling hungry even while eating
Sudden weight loss
Tingling, pain or numbness in hands or feet
Very dry skin
Healing of wounds take longer
Vomiting and stomach ache
Lack of interest and concentration