Diabetes is an increasingly common disease in which the body fails to produce the hormone insulin (Type 1), or simply resists it (Type 2). This results in abnormal metabolism and an increased amount of sugar in the blood, known as glucose. Type 2 is most common and accounts for around 90% of all diabetics. It’s estimated that around 30 million Americans have some form of diabetes, which can also include gestational dibaetes.
There are many early warning signs of diabetes that can easily be mistaken for common health issues. However, it’s always best to be prepared and so here are 29 little-known warning signs to look out for.