First of all, before talking about the symptoms of adult diabetes, you should know what the adult diabetes is.
What is adult diabetes?
Adult diabetes is also known as type 2 diabetes.
It’s a condition presented in adult life, due to some alterations in sugar or glucose metabolism.
Normally your pancreas produces insulin, a substance, which is used in glucose metabolism.
The symptoms of adult diabetes are very difficult to be noticed in the early stages, that’s why usually people do not realize they have it. However, for a better understanding purpose, we can divide them into two main groups.
In the first group are classified those called the common symptoms. As such, you may notice:
• An excessive thirst
• An irresistible desire to urinate
• Increased hunger and weight problems
• Frequent skin and genital infections which delay to heal
• Being all the time tired and weak, with no energy
For more explained details on each of the above symptoms of adult diabetes known also as type 2 diabetes symptoms.
On the other part, there are some other symptoms due to complications onset of bad managed diabetes. A persistent high blood sugar levels have caused all these damages and you’re suffering now the consequences.
Some symptoms to recognize in this group [remember: this categorization is only for better understanding purposes] you can consider:
• Blurred vision and other vision changes
• Maybe you can notice black skin around eyes and knuckles
• Impotency [and this is a really worrisome problem, from physical and psychological aspect]
• Tingles or numbness, which are due to persistent damage of your body nerves due to high blood sugar levels for a long time. You may feel it in your hands or feet. Or maybe you may feel some burning sensations in your hands, arms, legs or feet.
• Paralysis, heart stroke, or even death are considered also as 'symptoms of adult diabetes'. In this case, death is the only and fatal symptom.
After reading the above info, you may understand how important is to prevent and treat adult diabetes in time. If you think natural cures for diabetes can help you, click here to first learn about them. After that you decide which remedy is best for you.
Written by Dr.Albana Greca Sejdini, Md, MMedSc
Medically reviewed by Dr.Ruden Cakoni, MD, Endocrinologist