Diabetes is known as one of the “silent killer” diseases. Over 23 million people in the United States have diabetes; only about three quarters of them know they have the disease. The other six million sufferers go undiagnosed until symptoms of the disease become serious. When the disease is just beginning signs of diabetes seem harmless; the sufferer does not seek medical advice, the disease progresses and the symptoms continue untreated.
The early symptoms of diabetes are normally very mild and are often overlooked. Many people who have the symptoms put off seeking medical attention because they feel the symptoms are too trivial to warrant medical treatment. Other people have a hectic lifestyle and put up with the symptoms because they find it difficult to make time to go for medical tests.
The tell-tale beginning signs of diabetes are as follows:
Increased frequency of urination
A need to urinate much more frequently than normal is of