What are the Symptoms of Diabetes?

Increased Thirst & Frequent Urination

Needing to use the toilet more often, especially at night, is a common feature of Diabetes. Increased thirst and needing to drink all the time is very common.

Unexplained Weight Loss

Losing significant weight without an obvious reason is often associated with the onset of Diabetes.

Constant Tiredness & Fatigue

Extreme tiredness, typically first thing in the morning or late afternoon, might be an indication that your body is struggling to convert glucose into energy.


When you are diabetic, you experience drastic highs and lows in blood sugar levels, which can make you feel hungry all the time.


Numbness in hands and feet can occur when your body experiences constant highs in glucose levels. As a result, damage can be done to your nervous system causing numbness or tingling feelings to develop in the extremities.

Skin Problems & Yeast Infections

Dry skin and itchiness in the nether regions is a sign of Diabetes.

Slow Healing

A common sign of Diabetes is your body’s inability to heal wounds effectively.


Fluctuations in blood sugar is the cause of diabetic related irritability and grumpy behaviour, especially in the morning, and is a normal part of the condition.

Problems with Vision

A diabetic’s vision can become blurry, or double vision can occur. The culprit is high blood sugar.

Diabetes sufferers considering lifestyle adjustment should always consult their healthcare professional before embarking on any change.