About 9.7 million women in the United States have diabetes, with the majority of them having type 2 diabetes, according to womenshealth.gov.
While some people have warning signs of diabetes, many do not have any symptoms at all. Take the quiz below to see if you can recognize some of the possible indicators of diabetes.
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Sleep Apnea and Diabetes, Diabetes.co.uk. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2015. http://www.diabetes.co.uk/sleep-apnea-and-diabetes.html
Eye Damage With Diabetes. Group Health. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2015. http://www.ghc.org/healthAndWellness/?item=/common/healthAndWellness/conditions/diabetes/eyes.html
Infections. Diabetes New Zealand. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2015. http://www.diabetes.org.nz/about_diabetes/complications_of_diabetes/infections
High Blood Sugar Symptoms. Diabetes Self Management.com. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2015. http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/blood-glucose-management/high-blood-glucose/2 and http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/blood-glucose-management/high-blood-glucose/4
Michele is an R.N. freelance writer with a special interest in woman’s health care and quality of care issues.
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