Everyone has heard of diabetes, but many people don’t know much about the condition. There are a lot of myths circulating about diabetes, which can make it difficult to diagnose and control the condition.
Here at Things Health, we want to simplify things so that they are easier to understand and digest, so we decided to look into some common myths about diabetes, and bust them!
Myth 1: You Will Start to Feel Different if You Develop Diabetes
The truth is that many people develop, and live for a long time with diabetes or pre-diabetes without having any obvious symptoms that would send them to the doctor.
Some symptoms of high blood glucose that are usually missed or ignored in undiagnosed diabetics include fatigue, slow healing wounds and regular yeast infections. Some people may develop blurred vision or tingling toes and/or feet.