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How to Detect Signs of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

N-Style ID How to Detect Signs of ΤΥΡΕ 1 AND TYPE 2 DIAΒΕTES TYPE 1 DIABETES TYPE 2 DIABETES Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and roughly 5% of people with diabetes Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset and noninsulin dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition caused by high levels of glucose in the blood. have this form of the disease. In type 1 diabetes the body does not produce insulin, a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy. Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes can develop slowly and are sometimes so mild they can be difficult to detect. Learning to detect the symptoms of type 1 diabetes, combined with insulin therapy and other treatments can decrease the risk of Learning how to detect signs of Type 2 diabetes and by taking doctor prescribed preventative measures can help decrease the risk of developing serious complications of diabetes, including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. developing serious complications of diabetes, including heart and blood vessel disease, nerve damage, kidney damage, eye damage, foot damage, skin and mouth conditions and more. TYPE 1 DIABETES SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS TYPE 2 DIABETES SIGNS AND CAN COME ON QUICKLY AND MAY INCLUDE: SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE: INCREASED THIRST. Common symptoms of Type 1 diabetes include frequent urination, and often feeling very thirsty. Excess sugar that builds up in your bloodstream causes fluid to be pulled from the tissues, causing you to drink and urinate more than usual. INCREASED HUNGER. Without enough insulin to move sugar into your cells, your organs and muscles are depleted of energy, which can make you feel very hungry despite eating. BEDWETTING for children who previously didn't wet their bed at night. INCREASED THIRST. Excess sugar that builds up in your bloodstream causes fluid to be pulled from the tissues, causing you to drink and urinate more than usual. EXTREME HUNGER. Lacking enough insulin to move sugar into your cells, your organs and muscles are depleted of energy making you feel very hungry, even though you are eating. UNINTENDED WEIGHT LOSS. WEIGHT LOSS. Even though you may be eating more due to increased hunger, you may lose weight. Lacking the ability to metabolize glucose, the body uses fuels stored in fat and muscle. Though you may be eating more due to increased hunger, you may lose weight. Lacking the ability to metabolize glucose, the body uses fuels stored in fat and muscle. IRRITABILITY AND MOOD CHANGES. EARLY WARNING SIGNS INCLUDE EXTREME FATIGUE, even if no strenuous activities have been performed as your cells are deprived of sugar. ABDOMINAL PAIN, AS WELL AS NAUSEA AND VOMITING. CUTS AND BRUISES MAY BE SLOW TO HEAL, BLURRED VISION. as Type 2 diabetes affects your ability to heal and resist infection. The person might also experience dry, itchy skin. SERIOUS DIAPER RASH THAT DOES NOT RESPOND TO TREATMENT SIGNS MIGHT ALSO INCLUDE THE FEELING OF PINS AND NEEDLES, TINGLING, PAIN OR NUMBNESS IN YOUR FEET AND/OR HANDS, AND IN SOME CASES, LOSING FEELING ENTIRELY. FRUITY BREATH AND RAPID BREATH. AREAS OF DARKENED SKIN. Individuals with type 2 diabetes sometimes get patches of dark, velvety skin in the creases and folds of their body, including the neck and armpits. Known as acanthosis nigricans, this condition could be a sign of insulin resistance. FREQUENT YEAST INFECTIONS IN GIRLS. EARLY WARNING SIGNS INCLUDE EXTREME TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR FATIGUE, about the various tests that measure your average blood glucose levels and can help detect diabetes, including the A1C, Fasting Plasma Glucose, the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, and the even if no strenuous activities have been performed as your cells are deprived of sugar. Random Plasma Glucose Test. SOURCES: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-1-diabetes/basics/symptoms/con-20019573 http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/fitness/exercise-and-type-1-diabetes.html http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Encyclopedia/Content.aspx?ContentTypelD=90&ContentID=P01977 http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Encyclopedia/Content.aspx?ContentTypelD=90&ContentID=P01977 http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/symptoms/ http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/basics/symptoms/con-20031902 http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/diagnosis/?loc=symptoms http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/basics/symptoms/con-20031902 http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/symptoms/ http://www.healthline.com/health/type-2-diabetes/recognizing-symptoms#CommonSymptoms2 http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/basics/symptoms/con-20031902 137

How to Detect Signs of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and roughly 5% of people with diabetes have this form of the disease.

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