Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms seem harmless.

Recent studies indicate that the early detection of diabetes symptoms and treatment can decrease the chance of developing the complications of diabetes. If you have one or more of the diabetes symptoms shown belose see a doctor as soon as possible.

Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms:                       Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

-Frequent urination                                      -Any of Type 1 symptoms

-Unusual thirst                                             -Frequent infections

-Extreme hunger                                          -Blurred vision

-Unusual weight loss                                    -Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal

-Extreme fatigue and irritability                     -Tingling/numbness in the hands and/or feet

                                                                  -Recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections

                                                                  -Often people with Type 2 diabetes have no

                                                                    symptoms

 

 

*Information taken from the American Diabetes Association