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The serious health consequences of contracting diabetes

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Diabetes is a very serious health problem in today’s society, not just for America but the world. More and more people are contracting this debilitating disease and many more already have pre-diabetes unknowingly.

Some Symptoms of Diabetes to look out for are as follows:

Blood sugar higher than 125, losing weight with no effort of your own, being thirstier than usual, problems with kidney function: urinating excessively and kidney failure, fatigued easily, infections, eye damage (blurred vision and blindness), memory loss, cancer, stroke, heart disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure, amputation of limbs, nervous system disease, impotence ED (erectile dysfunction), death (If not kept under control).

Diabetes Mellitus was number 8 on the Top 10 leading causes of death in the world in 2011.
website: WHO

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Diabetes Mellitus is on the rise killing 1.4 million people in 2011. This article was updated July 2013.

If you have any of the above symptoms or a combination of symptoms you should contact your health care provider immediately and map out a diet and exercise plan that is right for your health condition with him/her to get started on your road to being healthier before it’s too late.

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