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Quiz: 8 Signs You May Have Diabetes

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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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Diabetes and Sleep. Diabetes.co.uk. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2015. http://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes-and-sleep.html

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.

Edited by Jody Smith

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