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Diabetes Facts

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Who is most likely to get diabetes?

  • People who are overweight

  • People with a family history of diabetes

  • People who are 40 years of age or older

  • African Americans

  • Hispanics

  • Native Americans

What are the warning signs?

  • Frequent urination including bed wetting in children who have been toilet trained

  • Excessive thirst or hunger

  • Sudden weight loss

  • Weakness and fatigue

  • Irritability

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Blurred vision or change in sight

  • Tingling or numbness in legs, feet or fingers

  • Slow healing of cuts (especially on the feet)

  • Frequent skin infections or itching