Increased urination: diabetics have excess glucose in the blood which causes the kidneys to flush it out into the urine. The causes increased urination both in the day and night.
Excessive thirst : losing increased fluid through urination, causes diabetics to become dehydrated and therefore increases thirst.
Increased hunger: diabetics cannot use insulin properly and therefore your body therefore makes more insulin to try and compensate. This high level of insulin signals to your brain that your body is hungry.
Dry Mouth: the loss of fluid in diabetics, causes dehydration in diabetics and therefore results in a dry mouth.
Foot pain: over time, high blood glucose in diabetes can affect blood flow to your limbs and therefore cause nerve damage known as diabetic neuropathy. This results in foot pain, numbness and tingling.
Unexplained Weight Loss: as your body cannot get energy from glucose, then as a diabetic your body will start breaking down muscle and fats for energy resulting in loss of weight.
Frequent Infections: yeast and bacteria multiply more quickly when blood sugar levels are high as in diabetes. Foot infections are also more common due to the damage caused by high glucose to skin, blood vessels and nerves.
Blurred Vision: blurred vision occurs when there are rapid changes in blood sugar from low to high or high to low as occurs in diabetes.
Tiredness: as a diabetic, your body does not make enough insulin to get the required energy from the glucose in your bloodstream resulting in tiredness.
Headaches: diabetic headaches occur due to changes in blood sugar levels. The more your blood sugar levels move up and down, the more likely you are to get frequent headaches.
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