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Know the Diabetes Warning Signs

The following symptoms of diabetes are typical, according to the American Diabetes Association. However, some people with type 2 diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed.

Common symptoms of diabetes include:

Early detection and treatment of diabetes can decrease the risk of developing complications.

Warning Signs for Diabetes Complications

Have you already been diagnosed with diabetes but are concerned about symptoms that may be the result of complications related to diabetes? Here are some things to watch for.

Gestational Diabetes – When Warning Signs Don’t Appear

Women with gestational diabetes often have no symptoms, which is why it’s important for at-risk women to be tested at the proper time during pregnancy.

During pregnancy (usually around the 24th week) many women develop gestational diabetes. A diagnosis of gestational diabetes doesn’t mean that you had diabetes before you conceived, or that you will have diabetes after giving birth. But it’s important to follow your doctor’s advice regarding blood glucose (blood sugar) levels so you and your baby both remain healthy.

Source: U.S. American Diabetes Association

March 6, 2018

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