Signs of Diabetes

There are diabetes warning signs and symptoms that both women and men have in common, for example:

Here are some of the major symptoms of diabetes. If you have a majority of these, you might want to consider talking with a medical professional about your symptoms.

  • Excessive thirst and hunger
    Frequent urination (from urinary tract infections or kidney problems)
    Weight loss or gain
    Fatigue
    Irritability
    Blurred vision
    Slow-healing wounds
    Nausea
    Skin infections
    Darkening of skin in areas of body creases (acanthosis nigricans)
    Breath odor that is fruity, sweet, or an acetone odor
    Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet