Signs & Symptoms Of Diabetes: Type 2. The 3 P’s!
Type 2 diabetes is a slow developing condition and can often go unnoticed for a very long time. We can have pre-diabetes/insulin resistance for 5-10 years before an ‘official' diagnosis and for this reason diabetes often gets overlooked, meaning many people are walking around not knowing they are prediabetic or diabetic. It's good to get regular fasting blood sugar tests but also ask your doctor to test for insulin resistance, because if you catch it early you can prevent an ‘official' diagnosis from ever occuring. Having the insulin test is VERY important because you can have a normal blood glucose level but have high insulin and this can be an indicator that you need to take some positive healthy action. Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes: Type 2 As suggested above, signs and symptoms can be unobvious so for this reason just be sure to get regular health checks. The 3 P's: Most Common Symptoms There are 3 P's that are the most common symptoms of type 2 diabetes to look out for: Polyuria – having high blood glucose makes your blood thick, sticky, and syrupy, so the body draws more fluid into the bloodstream but at the same time has to eliminate that. The result is frequent urina Continue reading >>