How to know if you have diabetes?

Thirst, hunger... Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars at home with home glucose monitors, before person get these symptoms, to try to catch it early in people with family history of diabetes.

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How do you know if you have diabetes without doing tests?

No tests. Though you may symptoms that suggest it, those symptoms can be caused by other probelms so do the testing. Read more...
Suspect. If you're drinking and urinating a lot and possibly losing weight without trying then you should suspect diabetes. No way to prove without testing. No way to treat without testing either. Postponing his diagnosis can lead to more serious health problems. Read more...

How do you know if you have diabetes. Are there symptoms?

May or May not. Some times diabetes is diagnosed on blood test in asymptomatic patients but most of the time type1&2 diabetes may present with loss of weight, passing lot of urine and drinking lots of fluids and eating lot of food. And sometime it can present with ketoacidosis with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting and dehydration in the er. Read more...
It depends. In the early phases of diabetes, you may not experience any symptoms. Early phases are usually detected during health screens. Typical symptom can be increased thirst and/or urination, tiredness, numbness or tingling, vision problems, abdominal pain, bowel problems, skin infections and prolonged wound healing process. Read more...

How can you know if you have diabetes if you do not get checked up?

Thirst, hunger... Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars at home with home glucose monitors, before person get these symptoms, to try to catch it early in people with family history of diabetes. Read more...

How would you know if you have diabetes inspidus?

Worst Thirst Ever. People with diabetes insipidus feel horribly thirsty and pee a lot. Talk with your doc about tests to do [urine tests, MRI of pituitary, blood tests to check out other illnesses too]. Read more...
Excessive urination. It is a very rare disease manifested by frequent urination and increased thirst. Typically more than 3 litres urine output/day and freqeunt urination at night. Read more...
Testing. This can be verified UNDER SUPERVISION with a water withholding test. It compares urine concentration at several points while fluids are withheld to see if the kidneys can adapt and concentrate the urine (withhold water). It can be dangerous to try alone!! It is suggested when people drink copious amounts day & night. They frequently cannot drive an hour or two without drinking. Read more...

How do you know if you have diabetes or it is gestational diabetes? Is 14wks too soon for gestational diabetes?

It's easy. For your doctor to test for gestational diabetes, and should be done in all pregnancies. Gestational diabetes can occur as early as 14 weeks, particularly if you're obese and have a positive family history of diabetes. Check w/your ob, . Read more...

Can you tell me how to know if you have hemochromatosis diabetes or bronze diabetes/is there an online quiz you can take?

Real testing. Forget "online quizzes". This is the 21st century, and anything less than a real workup by your physician would be playing games with a life-and-death matter. If you have elevated liver enzymes, an elevated serum iron, ferritin, or transferrin saturation, the odd skin color or the arthritis at the base of the thumb, ask a competent physician to work you up ; rx if you have it. Read more...

How to know you have gestational diabetes?

Gestational Diabetes. Talk to your doctor who is managing your pregnancy about this. It is pretty routine to be tested. . Read more...
Get Tested! Most women with gestational diabetes are not symptomatic & earlier the treatment the less risk of complications. It is known to effect at least 6-7% of pregnancies as well. With that in mind the ADA & ACOG both recommend universal screening FOR ALL WOMEN between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy, who have not already been diagnosed DM with routine blood work then a 1 or 2 stage OGTTs. Read more...