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10 Síntomas Comunes de Diabetes

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Más de 25 millones de personas en los Estados Unidos sufren diabetes tipo 2; es decir, no se están administrando la insulina correctamente (una afección llamada resistencia a la insulina) y los niveles de glucosa en la sangre (o azúcar) acaban por ser mucho más elevados de lo que se considera saludable.

Sin embargo, la mayoría de las personas con diabetes no son conscientes de su estado de salud, ya que los síntomas en sí parecen ser meras molestias más que signos de una afección peligrosa. Para evitar serias complicaciones relacionadas con la diabetes como: enfermedades renales, problemas de visión y complicaciones en la tiroides… lo importante es diagnosticarlo en una fase incipiente.

Los 10 síntomas más frecuentes de diabetes tipo 2 son los siguientes:

1. Entumecimiento

El entumecimiento empieza con un hormigueo en las manos, dedos, piernas y dedos de los pies y es una señal de alerta temprana de diabetes. Esto ocurre por un incremento en los niveles de azúcar en la sangre, causando la restricción de los vasos sanguíneos en las extremidades y que acaba dañando las fibras nerviosas.

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