Symptoms & Types

Do you know diabetes symptoms and warning signs, or the difference between symptoms of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes? Get that information here.

Symptoms

Over 6 million people in the U.S. (both adults and children) have undiagnosed diabetes. Are you living with the symptoms of diabetes? Learn the symptoms of diabetes.

Warning Signs

Increased hunger, unexplained weight loss, frequent urination — these red flags may indicate early symptoms of diabetes. Read more.

Types

In type 1 diabetes, previously known as juvenile diabetes, the body’s immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in the pancreas.

Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes accounting for 90%-95% of people with diabetes. It’s been seen more in children with diabetes too. How can too much insulin (insulin resistant) result in this disease?

Are you one of the 41 million people in the U.S. with prediabetes (impaired glucose tolerance)?  Are you aware that this condition also increases the risk of heart disease read more.

Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy and affects about 4% of all pregnancies. It increases complications for mother and baby. Get the facts.

Complications

Uncontrolled diabetes may damage nerves, making it harder to notice foot problems due to diabetes that can eventually require amputation.

Diabetes may make the body more vulnerable to skin infections and other illnesses.

Find out about insulin resistance and its dangerous ties to heart disease.

Up to a third of diabetes patients have diabetes-related skin problems at some point in their lives. Get the facts.

Eye Problems, Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure

Hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia and ketoacidosis

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