About Diabetes

Warning Signs and Symptoms

Know the warning signs and symptoms of diabetes and diabetes complications so you can take action to improve your health

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The following symptoms of diabetes are typical. However, some people with diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed.

Common symptoms of diabetes:

  • Urinating often
  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Feeling very hungry—even though you are eating
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
  • Weight loss—even though you are eating more (type 1)
  • Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2)

Early detection and treatment of diabetes can decrease the risk of developing the complications of diabetes.


Type 1 & 2 Symptoms

For some, symptoms are noticeable, and for others, they’re so mild they go unnoticed. Either way, learn what to look out for to reduce your risk of complications. 


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About Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test

Find out if you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes with our 60-second Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test.

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Diagnosing Diabetes

Learn about the different ways diabetes is diagnosed. 

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Diabetes Prevention Program

If you are at risk for developing diabetes or have prediabetes, find a Diabetes Prevention Program near you to cut your risk in half! 

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Having prediabetes means your blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are high, but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. And just because you have prediabetes, doesn’t mean you will get diabetes. 

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