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What are the symptoms of diabetes?

What are the symptoms of diabetes?

Excessive thirst: Some of the most common symptoms of diabetes mellitus are excessive thirst, excessive hunger, fatigue, and urinating frequently. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of diabetes in children?

What are the symptoms of diabetes in children?

Those most common: Increased thirst and urination. Increased hunger. Weight loss. Fatigue blurred vision. Slow-healing sores or frequent infections. Areas of darkened skin. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of diabetes? Is there any common symptoms that anyone couldn't be able to identify it? Help please.

What is the symptoms of diabetes? Is there any common symptoms that anyone couldn't be able to identify it? Help please.

The classics: Hi. The classic symptoms are polydipsia (drinking a lot), polyuria (peeing a lot), and polyphagia (eating a lot). But diabetes symptoms in the undiagnosed can also include extreme fatigue, nausea & vomiting, blurred vision, lack of mental acuity, infection, and others. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes in a toddler?

What are the symptoms of diabetes in a toddler?

Dibetes: Symptoms can be subtle. An increase in appetite accompanied by a loss in weight is an important symtom. Fruit odor on breath, lethargy, frequent urination, excessive drinking. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes insipidus?

What are the symptoms of diabetes insipidus?

Peeing all the time!: Diabetes insipidus (or di) is caused by either a lack of or a resistance to the hormone in your body (antidiuretic hormone) which normally allows your body to concentrate urine (so that you make less of it). Without this hormone, you produce large volumes or urine, and often patients present with excess thirst because they are on the verge of getting dehydrated from all the urine output. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes complications?

What are the symptoms of diabetes complications?

Many: Complications of diabetes can include blindness, heart attacks, strokes, decreased feeling in your feet, burning pain in your feet, difficulty healing after minor cuts, slowing of your bowels, and kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 2?

What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 2?

See Below: Type 2 diabetes can cause serious health complications. That's why is very important to know how to spot type 2 diabetes symptoms. Most common symptoms are :increased thirst increased hunger (especially after eating), dry mouth, frequent urination, unexplained weight loss (even though you are eating and feel hungry), fatigue (weak, tired feeling), blurred vision headaches, loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1?

What are the symptoms of diabetes mellitus type 1?

Triad: Polydipsia, polyuria and weight loss despite polyphagia. High blood sugars cause excessive urination and resulting excessive thirst. As the body cannot use glucose properly, the children usually lose weight despite eating more. In complicated cases diabetic ketoacidosis and coma may result. ...Read more

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