– 7 early warning signs of type 2 diabetes –
Diabetes affects 30.3 million Americans a year with an estimated 7.2 million cases undiagnosed. Diabetes is often referred to as the "silent killer," since the first symptoms of the disease are easy to miss and often are not diagnosed.
If you have prediabetes or are diabetic or are just looking for more information, it is important to know that type 2 diabetes is often caused by poor lifestyle factors. A combination of sedentary lifestyle with a dietary intake poor in sugar and highly processed foods. and, often, for a considerable period of time, it can cause your body to become diabetic. Other factors, including high stress, can increase your risk of developing the disease.
Knowing the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and knowing what to watch for can help you recognize the disease and take action for treatment. We hope this video helps you.
7 Early warning signs of type 2 diabetes
1. Increased thirst and urination 0:34:
Your kidneys play a key role in regulating our blood sugar levels. It does this by filtering our blood while absorbing any excess glucose.
2. Increase in hunger 1:11:
You may eat a large meal, but still feel very hungry. This is how you are insulin resistance. Insulin resistance prevents glucose from entering the muscles and providing energy.
3. Unexplained weight loss 1:42:
If your appetite has increased and your physical activity level remains unchanged, then the unexplained weight loss could be disconcerting. If you find yourself losing weight quickly, especially despite an increase in calories, this could be a sign of care.
4. Blurred vision 2:10:
When your blood sugar levels are high, this will cause the lens of your eyes to swell. This will change the ability of your eyes to see.
5. Wounds that heal slowly 2:35:
High levels of sugar in the blood affect the immune system of your body, which reduces its ability to heal. It also causes poor circulation and inflammation, making it difficult for the blood to reach and repair the wounds.
6. Hands and feet numb or tingling 3:17:
If you start to feel a tingling sensation or numbness in your hands or feet, it could be a neuropathy. Neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that occurs as a result of high blood sugar levels.
7. Yeast infections 3:51:
When you have diabetes, your immune system can weaken. This makes it more difficult for your body to fight an infection, so you may experience frequent infections.
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If you think you are living with the symptoms of diabetes, it is strongly recommended that you visit your local doctor or doctor.
Ben Ong is a leading authority in preventable metabolic health conditions, for the past 20 years he has been at the forefront of natural health, diet, lifestyle and nutraceutical research. He is the best selling author on topics such as prostate disease, metabolic syndromes and diabetes.
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