Type 1 diabetes is caused by the immune system destroying the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes has a variety of contributors—genes, lifestyle factors, obesity, and insulin resistance.7 But the signs of diabetes can be similar for each.7
- Increased thirst and urination
- Increased hunger
- Blurred vision
- Numbness or tingling in the feet or hands
- Sores that do not heal
- Unexplained weight loss
Talk to your healthcare professional if you think you have noticed signs of diabetes, so you can begin treatment right away.
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