Diabetes is a chronic (lifelong) disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood.
SYMPTOMS & DIAGONSIS
- Common symptoms of diabetes are:
- weakness or fainting spells
- Excessive thirst and appetite
- Increased urination (sometimes as often as every hour)
- Rapid heartbeat, trembling, and excessive sweating Nausea, perhaps vomiting
- Blurred vision
- Feeling of irritable, hungry, or suddenly drowsy
- In women, frequent vaginal infections
- In men and women, yeast infections
- Dry mouth
- Slow-healing sores or cuts
- Itching skin, especially in the groin or vaginal area
- Unusual weight loss or gain
Diabetes can be diagnosis by either by
- Urine Analysis: may be used to look for glucose and ketones from the breakdown of fat.
- Blood Test
- Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS)
- Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT)
The immediate goals are to treat diabetic ketoacidosis and high blood glucose levels. The long-term goals of treatment are to:
- Prolong life
- Reduce symptoms
Prevent diabetes – related complications such as blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, and amputation of limbs.
One who has above symptoms can consult Doctors as follow their suggestion/take medicine.