Diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. Someone with diabetes either doesn't produce enough insulin or their body doesn't effectively use the insulin it makes.

Early Signs of Diabetes

Early signs of diabetes include:

  • Feeling shaky or tired

  • Feeling starving or parched

  • Feeling faint or having moments where your pulse races

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Which one of the below is a common symptom of diabetes?

Food to Reduce the Risk of Diabetes

The following food groups are important to have near you if you are suffering from diabetes. Byte Author Uploaded Image

Summary

Overall, it is very important to monitor yourself for the symptoms listed above. Ensuring you have the right healthy snacks around you in case you hit moments of low blood sugar is crucial.

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Mariam Qizilbash

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