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Diabetes symptoms you should be aware of

Increased thirst and urination: High blood sugar levels can cause you to feel thirsty more often and lead to an increase in the frequency of urination.

Weight loss: Diabetes can cause weight loss due to the body's inability to properly use and store glucose, leading to muscle and fat tissue wasting.

Blurred vision: High blood sugar levels can cause fluid to be pulled from the lenses of your eyes, leading to temporary changes in your vision.

Slow wound healing: High blood sugar levels can impede the body's ability to fight off infection and heal wounds.

Fatigue: Diabetes can cause fatigue due to the body's inability to properly use and store glucose.

Numbness or tingling in the feet or hands: High blood sugar levels can damage the blood vessels and nerves, leading to numbness or tingling in the extremities.

Frequent infections: High blood sugar levels can impair the body's ability to fight off infection, increasing the risk of infections such as yeast infections or urinary tract infections.

Dry, itchy skin: Diabetes can cause dry, itchy skin due to the body's inability to produce enough natural oils.

Hunger pangs, despite eating enough: High blood sugar levels can cause the body to feel hungry even when enough food has been consumed.

Unusual weight gain or loss: Unusual weight gain or loss can be a sign of diabetes, as the body's inability to properly use and store glucose can lead to abnormal weight changes.

It's important to note that some people with diabetes may have no symptoms or very mild ones, and that's why regular checkups are important to detect it. If you have one or more of these symptoms, it is important to consult a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and management of the condition

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