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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
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness


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.