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how do you know if you have diabetes


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Easily ignored in Type 2, if any diabetes is left untreated, it may result
in blindness, nerve damage, numbness, heart attacks, strokes, kidney
failure and amputations of toes, feet or legs. Only half of the people who
have diabetes have been diagnosed, because in the early stages of Type 2
diabetes there are few obvious symptoms, or the symptoms may be the similar
to symptoms of other health conditions -- but is already dangerous and does
damage.

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· Unusual thirst, often


· Extreme hunger


· Frequent, or excessive urination
· Sores or bruises that heal slowly


· Dry, itchy skin


· Unexplained weight loss (a bad thing)


· Blurry vision that may change from day to day


· Unusual tiredness or drowsiness


· Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet


· Frequent infections of, or recurring inflammation of: skin, gum, bladder
or of vaginal yeast


· Pregnancy, with or without clear symptoms of problems,...



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*If you experience five or more of these symptoms, go to your doctor right
away*. Type 1 Diabetes is a chronic disease which usually lasts for
someones whole life. Diabetes can affect anybody; young, old, male or
female


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