Feeling thirsty often, having to pee more and feeling constantly tired are all signs of possible diabetes.
About 1.4 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in the United States each year.
When you have Type 2 diabetes, your pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin, or your body is no longer able to properly use the insulin it does produce. The result is a bunch of sugar that builds up in your blood and doesn’t reach your muscles to be used as energy, as it should.
What’s the worst case scenario? People with Type 2 diabetes can result in having an amputated foot due to nerve damage and serious infections.
On the mild end, things like erectile dysfunction could become an issue.
Always check with your doctor about your health concerns. Here are 5 signs that could indicate you have the illness:
1) A Frequent Need Drink Water and Pee
Having diabetes can make you thirsty as excess sugar builds up in your bloodstream. This causes fluid to be pulled from your tissues, making you want to drink liquids. This in turn can make you have to pee more often.
2) Blurred Vision
When your blood sugar becomes very high, fluid may even be pulled from the tissues that form the lenses in your eyes. This can impair your vision and make things look blurry.
Naturally, if your body isn’t generating enough energy by processing your food properly, you’re going to feel tired.
Contact your doctor if your concerned about your health.