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How do you know if you have Type 2 Diabetes mellitus?
Unfortunately, a person can diabetes for years without any symptoms. If you are overweight, or you have a family history of diabetes it is important to go to a family practice doctor or lab at least once a year to get a blood test to test for diabetes.
That being said there are signs and symptoms of diabetes that you should be on the watch for. The symptoms of diabetes are:
- Frequent urination
- Excessive thirst
- Increased hunger
- Abnormal weight loss
- Blurred vision
If you or a loved one experiences any or all of these symptoms then it is important to go see a doctor as soon as possible! Diabetes is completely treatable, but you are going to need some help.