What are some uncommon symptoms of diabetes?
In most patients Diabetes does not show any symptoms or signs. Few symptoms are increased thirst, extreme hunger, unexplained weight loss, frequent urination, fatigue, irritability, blurred vision, slow healing wounds and frequent infections.
Some symptoms and/or signs can raise a suspicion for Diabetes although most patients does not show any. The only way to know or confirm the diagnosis by testing for fasting and post prandial blood sugar with glycated hemoglobin levels.
Obesity is linked to several factors that increase ones risk for cardiovascular disease (coronary artery disease and stroke) such as high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, impaired glucose tolerance and deranged cholesterol or triglyceride levels.
Prefer foods lower in fats, sugar and calories and higher in fiber. Focus on fruits, green vegetables and whole grains. Regular physical activity, take medicines and have regular doctors visits.
If we swallowed insulin the digestive enzymes in our stomach would break it down before reaching our bloodstream. Therefore, at this time, all insulin must be injected into our body.