Diabetes Warning Signs - Everyone Must Know to Avoid

Posted by administrator Monday, August 4, 2008

Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because its symptoms are usually ignored. Often we get sick but pay no attention to the special diabetic symptoms we are having, we just think that we are not feeling well.

Symptoms of type 1 diabetes often come on suddenly and are severely dramatic. The extra stress of diabetes can lead to something called diabetic ketoacidosis. Symptoms of ketoacidosis may include nausea and vomiting, which may also lead to dehydration and serious problems with the blood levels of potassium. This could lead to a diabetic coma and ultimately death.

Apart from the symptoms that were mentioned already, there are other symptoms that you may want to be watching for. While the symptoms that have been mentioned already are the most common, here are some other ones that may be present, as well, or instead of the other ones if diabetes is present.

Prediabetes may also present the same symptoms, it only indicates that diabetes may be on the way.

* Excessive thirst
* Frequent trips to bathroom
* Fatigue
* Nausea
* Weight loss
* Blurred vision
* Numbness in hands and foot

It is extremely important that if you suspect you or your child to have symptoms of diabetes, that you visit your doctor to be tested. If the tests are positive it is not the end of the world. With careful monitoring and care, type 1 diabetics can live long healthy lives.

If you believe your child may be experiencing these symptoms you should schedule them for a thorough examination and tell your doctor what you suspect your child may have. Be sure to tell them about any and all symptoms your child may be experiencing

Each of these symptoms will often be seen at the same time as other diabetic symptoms. It is possible, though, that only one or two of these may appear at a single time. This makes a trip to the doctor that much more important

If any of these are evident. Simple blood tests will be needed to detect either prediabetes or diabetes.

To know more about diabetes and related complications visit my sites Diabetes Detail and Diabetes Cure. Also sign up to get the free e-book.

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