Skip to main content

Early Warning Signs of Diabetes

Diabetes is a very serious health issue for millions of people not only here in America, but even more so in Eastern Europe. All to often though, the early warning sign of diabetes goes totally unrecognized. This is somewhat normal as diabetes symptoms can be easily overlooked by so many.

Diabetes is a very serious health issue for millions of people not only here in America, but even more so in Eastern Europe.

All to often though, the early warning sign of diabetes goes totally unrecognized. This is somewhat normal as diabetes symptoms can be easily overlooked by so many.

The signs can be so minor that you don't even think about them as being an early warning sign of diabetes at all. But, it is extremely important for those that are suffering from the condition to get the right medical assistance as soon as possible. People that have diabetes need to get advice on their disease from qualified practitioners. You will need the right treatment, medication and diet advice. Don't simply shrug off the problem.

One of the biggest warning signs is the need to urinate all the time. When I first had the symptoms I found myself going more than twice as often. I simply thought it was because I was drinking more liquids. So, this symptom goes hand in hand with another one, the need to drink more often. Another good diabetes symptom is the need to drink all the time. I didn't realize I was drinking a 2 liter of soda every day among other things. I thought this was the cause of frequent urination. Naturally, I just became use to the symptoms and thought nothing of it. Little did I know it was the tell tale signs of diabetes.

In addition, people can also go through a sudden drop in weight for no reason. I lost 25 pounds without exercising. I thought I was in the best shape of my life. For others though, you may find yourself being hungry all the time.

Many who are suffering from diabetes will also get very tired. Being tired when there is no good reason for it is a well-known sign of diabetes. This also happened to me before I was diagnosed. I found myself never having enough sleep it seemed. Well, when the body doesn't produce enough insulin to break down the blood sugar, your body will become very tired.

Another early warning sign of diabetes is poor vision. Your vision can become blurry and possibly cause dizziness at times. You may also become irritable for no good reason. This imbalance can affect your mood until the proper balance is restored by the correct treatment.

Thankfully, I saw a doctor who checked my blood glucose level and seen that I was in fact suffering with diabetes. The disease was caught in time. With the right treatment anyone who suffers from diabetes can live a good active and healthy life. There is no reason why you shouldn't have a very normal everyday life. If you see yourself with any of these diabetes symptoms, then by all means seek the advice from a doctor as soon as possible.

This is only a handful of the symptoms that are associated with diabetes. If you have any doubt in your mind, then you need to ask your doctor. Don't wait until it is too late to do anything about it. By not ignoring the early warning sign of diabetes you'll be able to maintain a much happier and healthier future.

See our full Guide to Diabetes

Submit disability news, coming events, as well as assistive technology product news and reviews.


Loan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.


Famous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.


List of awareness ribbon colors and their meaning. Also see our calendar of awareness dates.


Blood Pressure Chart - What should your blood pressure be, and information on blood group types/compatibility.





  1. Stuttering: Stop Signals in the Brain Prevent Fluent Speech
  2. New Peer-reviewed Journal 'Autism in Adulthood' Launching in 2019
  3. People Want to Live Longer - But Only If in Good Health
  4. Canada's Aging Population Signals Need for More Inclusive, Accessible Transportation System


Disclaimer: Content on Disabled World is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. See our Terms of Service for more information.

Reporting Errors: Disabled World is an independent website, your assistance in reporting outdated or inaccurate information is appreciated. If you find an error please let us know.