Symptoms of Diabetes
1. Frequent urination
If insulin is nonexistent or ineffective, the kidneys can't filter glucose back to the blood. They become overwhelmed and try to draw extra water out of the blood to dilute the glucose. Urination becomes more frequent and urine volume increases obviously to the degree that the patient visit the bathroom as many as 24 times and urine volume can be as much as 2 to 10 liters.
2. Unquenchable thirst
As a result of frequent urination, you feel the need to drink more water so as to make up for water lost from urine. However, for elderly Diabetics, frequent urination and unquenchable thirst may not be so obvious, which can be explained from two aspects: on the one hand, for elderly Diabetics, renal glucose threshold increases due to sclerosing blood vessels, therefore frequent urination doesn't occur even if there exist high blood sugar. On the other hand, neutral system declines
4. Taking in much food
Caused by lack of insulin cells, blood sugar can not be utilized and made full use of by the cells, which causes more food intake by stimulating the brain hunger central systems.
5. Unexplained weight loss
People with diabetes are unable to process many of the calories in the foods they eat. Thus, they may lose weight even though they eat an apparently appropriate or even excessive amount of food. Losing sugar and water in the urine and the accompanying dehydration also contributes to weight loss.
6. Over fatigue
For Diabetes, the body is inefficient and sometimes unable to use glucose for fuel. The body switches over to metabolizing fat, partially or completely, as a fuel source. This process requires the body to use more energy. The end result is feeling fatigued or constantly tired.
7. Poor wound healing
For Diabetics, high blood sugar levels prevent white blood cells, which are important in defending the body against bacteria and also in cleaning up dead tissue and cells, from functioning normally, which can lead to poor wound healing.
Diabetics tend to get infections as a result of the good growing environment for bacteria due to suppression of the immune system by diabetes and by the presence of glucose in the tissues.
Above all are the symptoms of Diabetes, hope what we have talked may help you to understand the diseases better. To know more about Diabetes, you may read other websites on our website or consult our experts online.
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