May 25, 2024, 07:00 AM IST

Diabetes Symptoms in Women: 6 early signs of diabetes

Sonali Sharma

One of the most growing health concerns in the world today is diabetes. 

This metabolic disorder affects more than one million people.  Because of this autoimmune condition, the body attacks the cells that make insulin for itself.

The most common form of diabetes is known as Type 2, is brought on by an insufficient or resistant response to insulin by the body. 

Although diabetes can afflect anyone, women are more likely than males to have it.

Signs Of High Blood Sugar In Women are

The most common warning sign of diabetes is an increase in thirst and urine. This is a result of the body attempting to remove too much sugar from the blood

Another common warning sign of diabetes is an increase in appetite. This occurs as a result of the body not receiving enough energy from the food consumed.

Another major sign of diabetes is fatigue. This can result in chronic fatigue and weakness because the body cannot effectively convert food into energy.

A warning sign of diabetes that can occur when the blood sugar levels are not well controlled is blurred vision. This is due to the possibility of eye blood vessel damage from high blood sugar levels.

Oral Health Problems can be an another sign of type 2 diabetes.

Numbness in the hands or feet, and gestational diabetes also is common signs and symptoms that should not be ignored.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion.