The signs of diabetes are:

  • being very thirsty
  • urinating often
  • feeling very hungry or tired
  • losing weight without trying
  • having sores that are slow to heal
  • having dry, itchy skin
  • losing feeling in the feet or having tingling in the feet
  • having blurry eyesight

Why you need to take care of your diabetes

After a number of years, diabetes can lead to serious problems in your eyes, kidneys, nerves, gums and teeth, and blood vessels. The best way to take care of your health is to work with your doctor to lower your high blood sugar.