A careful reading of previous posts on this medical blog would reveal that diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases distinguished by high blood sugar or glucose levels that result from failing in insulin secretion, or action, or maybe even both..
From time to time, since symptoms can also be common to other illnesses, the real illness may be unnoticed. Diabetes symptoms may differ, the list may go on and on but not all diabetics have them. There are even some cases that no symptoms may show on some patients.
Diabetes occurs when the body’s capability to act in response to insulin gets affected. The insulin is your body hormone that allows your blood sugar or glucose to enter body cells. When too much glucose enters the blood, this leads to the high amount of blood glucose that can cause glucose spillage in urine. This is the primary reason why one of the most classic diabetes symptoms, frequent urination, troubles the patient.
Because high glucose level is beyond normal, your body cells are starved of energy and as a result lead to the damage in your nerves, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and your heart. The bigger amount of glucose appears when the sugar of your body drops too low. It then increases production of sugar. This process where
How are diabetes symptoms diagnosed?
Diabetic diagnosis and Diabetes Treatment Methods may vary and is based on the period and range of the high blood sugar levels. Patients with type two diabetes are often diagnosed comparatively gradually as compared to people with type 1 diabetes, to which it may take only after weeks or some months. Symptoms may also develop quite slowly.
Some of the most specific and common early diabetes symptoms are
• Absence of menstrual periods
• Blurry vision
• Skin disease
• Weight loss or weight gain
• Peripheral neuropathy
• Urinary tract infection
• Poor skin healing
• Athlete’s foot
• Sexual problem
• Abnormal vaginal dryness
• Erectile dysfunction
• Untimely menopause
• Numbness of the hands
Other more extreme diabetes symptoms are
• Cessation of menstrual periods
• Muscle aches, weakness and cramps
• Excessive thirstiness
• Weight loss even with an increased appetite
• Tiredness, fatigue, nausea, and vomiting
• Excessive urination
• Excessive hunger
• More bladder, skin and vaginal infections
• Serious blurry vision
Some of the other diabetes symptoms are listed below
• Bleeding Gums
• Buzzing in the ear
• Feet numbness or tingling
• Skin itching
Complications linked to diabetes symptoms
• Heart diseases and
• Diabetic retinopathy
• Kidney diseases