Do you have prediabetes? Early signs or symptoms of prediabetes

Prediabetes is a word we keep hearing a lot nowadays. Along with a lot of diseases which are on the rise due to changing lifestyle, prediabetes has become very common nowadays. If you are wondering what it is, it is a condition in which your blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not equal to the levels for diabetes. Your body sends a signal that itcannot manage the sugar levels after your food intake. Unfortunately, people are still not aware of the details of this condition although it is spreading all over the world. As it does not have any symptoms, it is difficult to detect the condition. Here are five signs which might tell you if you are pre diabetic.

1. the high risk group – a few symptoms can let you know if you should test yourself for prediabetes –

a. History of diabetes in the family

b.  if you are above 45 years of age

c. if you have a sedentary lifestyle

if you fall into any of the categories, it is high time you get yourself tested for prediabetes and stay alert.

2. body condition – these few conditions make you prone to prediabetes – obesity, hypertension, cholesterol and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Therefore, if you suffer from any of these conditions, get them treated and stay alert by checking regularly for prediabetes.

3. diabetic symptoms – Some symptoms of diabetes are very similar to diabetes. This may incude increased thirst or the urge to pee very often. Unexplained fatigue at odd times may also be a sign.

4. Skin conditions – in case you suffer from prediabetes, you may find some signs on your skin such as discolouration, dark patches usually found on the folds of the skin or the creases.

5. sleep deprivation – in case you sleep less than the number of hours required for healthy sleep, you might be suffering from prediabetes.

 

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