Warning Signs For Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes

0 December 3, 2017

Type 1 and Type 2 and both are chronic diseases which have a bad impact on the way your body produces and controls glucose or blood sugar.

Glucose is the fuel which feeds the cells of your body but in order to enter the cells, it needs insulin. People who are suffering from Type 1 diabetes don’t produce insulin and it can be said that they don’t produce the key ingredient which takes glucose into your body cells. On the other hand, people with Type 2 diabetes lose the ability to respond to insulin in a way they should and eventually they even don’t make enough insulin. So, they have a broken key. Both kinds of diabetes can lead to high levels of blood sugar and this boosts the risk of complications related to diabetes.

Symptoms of diabetes  + what you should be aware of 

If you don’t control it, both kinds of diabetes have similar symptoms which might include:

  • Frequent urination
  • Feeling extremely hungry
  • Feeling thirsty and drinking
  • Feeling tired
  • Sores or cuts which don’t heal properly
  • Blurred vision

People who are suffering from mood swings and irritability can be diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and they can even lose weight unintentionally. Type 2 diabetes can show symptoms like tingling in their feet and hands and numbness. Though there are some common symptoms relat