Identifying the first signs of diabetes can help improve your health in later years. There are two common types of diabetes; Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes is an insulin related disease affects nearly 21 million people in the United States. Approximately 10-15% of diagnosed cases are the more sever type 1 diabetes also known as ” insulin dependent diabetes”. Most current diagnosed cases area the less sever type 2 diabetes where the body resists insulin production. There are other forms of diabetes such as gestational diabetes which occurs during a women’s pregnancy and is short lived. To date, diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death by disease in the United States. Many of the deaths are related to type 1 diabetes during a Hypoglycemia event.
Signs of Diabetes
Numbness or Tingling in the Extremities i.e. Hand and Feet.
Weakness and Fatigue.
Thirst that is simply unquenchable.
Slow to heal
With a balanced diet filled with a healthy fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, beans, milk 2% and lean meats and a simple workout regiment you can control diabetes and live a happy health life. Start early, know the first signs of diabetes and live a better life.