The words “signs” and “symptoms” are often used interchangeably but there are some real differences. Read more about signs verus symptoms of diabetes.
Symptoms of Diabetes
Diabetes can be diagnosed in a number of ways. In fact, there are 4 different tests that can be done to diagnose diabetes, as recommended by the Diabetes Canada clinical practice guidelines.
Every week I diagnose people with diabetes who have likely had it for 5 years or more and yet had no idea what was happening to them!
If you take insulin to manage your diabetes, you could be at risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). DKA usually occurs in people with type 1 diabetes, but it has been known to happen in people with type 2