Posted by: acbays | April 20, 2011

Complications and Symptoms

DIABETES: 

 

 

Possible complications from diabetes. 

This map of the human body shows the major areas that diabetes affects. 

 

 

 

 

Diabetics need to know these symptoms.  While not all diabetics show all the symptoms, it is important for diabetics, their familymembers, and friends to also be aware.   

Symptoms:

     ●Feeling tired and weak     ●Dry, itching skin       ●Insomnia

● Poor appetite, nausea and vomiting       ●Puffiness around the eyes

●Fluid buildup, such as swelling in the feet and ankles

 

What can I do to protect myself?

 ▪Get regular medical checkups 

▪Control your blood pressure & salt intake

▪Check cholesterol regularly 

▪Limit total fat & alcohol intake

▪Exercise regularly & eat healthy

▪Track daily calorie intake 

▪ Manage stress    ▪Don’t smoke

 

 

Signs of Low Blood Sugar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Care for A Child with Diabetes Mellitus

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