American Diabetes Association alert day is Tuesday, March 28!

March 28, 2017

Know the symptoms of Type II diabetes to diagnose it early and prevent its complications.

Ever wonder if you might have diabetes? It is a well-known fact that some symptoms of Type II diabetes are so mild they go unnoticed or even may be ignored.

When it comes to diabetes, here’s a list of symptoms you should watch for according to the American Diabetes Association.

  • Frequent urination
  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Extreme hunger – even though you are eating
  • Fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
  • Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands and feet
  • Erectile dysfunction

Early detection and treatment reduces the risk of developing complications; see your healthcare professional now to explore the reasons for your symptoms, if you have them.

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