With type-2 diabetes, the pancreas produces more insulin to make up for the lack of it. But over time, the pancreas is not able to keep up with the body’s demand for insulin that will keep the blood glucose at a normal level. The glucose starts to build up in the blood instead of heading straight for the cells. If the blood sugar gets too high or too low, health complications arise. Here are 13 signs of type-2 diabetes that you need to watch out for.
1) Excessive Thirst
Excessive thirst is one of the first and most common symptoms of diabetes to manifest. It’s usually coupled with cotton mouth, or dryness in the mouth. It usually builds up gradually that it’s hard to notice, until other symptoms pop up, or until you experience dehydration.