Type II diabetes is often a subtle illness because symptoms can be gradual and go unnoticed. In some cases the symptoms are misdiagnosed until a more serious medical condition occurs, such as a heart attack. That’s why it’s very important to have your blood tested regularly with one’s annual physical exam, and to take note of any of the following symptoms.
When the body has excess sugar in the blood, called “hyperglycemia“, it needs more water to remove the sugar resulting in:
Sugar is a key energy source for our body. When sugar can not be properly processed in our cells, including brain cells, it can result in:
Less energy for our bodies can also weaken our immune system which can result in:
Excess sugar can also badly impact our body’s nervous system resulting in:
When the body removes too much sugar, the sugar level becomes too low, called “hypoglycemia“, which can result in:
In addition, when sugar in the body can not be used or removed it is often converted to fat cells resulting in:
Diabetes is diagnosed with a blood test. To learn more about this process click Diabetes Care Tests.